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Old 01-31-2014, 06:57 AM   #71
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Originally Posted by dmtpanic View Post
I'm not sure what TS is implying by phrasing the question like that but I would hope there's a good Canadian fighter out there that can make a title run. That's the most you can hope for. The UFC can't just hand some random Canadian the title to keep the Canadian market. Canadian fans will continue to watch because they're fans of MMA and UFC. This sport is bigger than any one particular fighter.
It has nothing to do w/ titles. They used Michael Bisping as the token Brit to sell cards in the UK for years. It helps them to have one key guy in a certain region of the world to get people in that market to show up for the fight and get their blood pumping.

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