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Old 07-17-2014, 06:17 PM   #31
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Give me a non top 15 decision everyone loves. You probably can't.
Bermudez Grice.

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Old 07-17-2014, 06:19 PM   #32
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He would get all that with a decision but would be screwed out of 10k with the pay structure you proposed.

20/20 > 30
But with my proposed finish bonus, he'd be missing out on an extra 10k if he finished dj

30/20 > 20/20

And really, that 10k is insignificant to the type of up he'd get from getting that title

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Read my last response. Only top end guys get credit for exciting fights that go to the judges. Give me a non top 15 decision everyone loves. You probably can't. But I can post gives of Daron Cruickshank's finishes that everyone would love.
I think that would have more to do with a lot of people not paying attention to non-top15 fighters.

There's a reason why the stands at arenas are mostly-barren until the main card begins.

I can't name an exciting non-top 15 fighter fight off the top of my head, but I don't really watch the pre-prelims either. It's not like they don't exist.

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Old 07-17-2014, 06:22 PM   #34
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Read my last response. Only top end guys get credit for exciting fights that go to the judges. Give me a non top 15 decision everyone loves. You probably can't. But I can post gives of Daron Cruickshank's finishes that everyone would love.
Neither Matt Grice nor Dennis Bermudez were top 15 when their epic war happened.

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Read my last response. Only top end guys get credit for exciting fights that go to the judges. Give me a non top 15 decision everyone loves. You probably can't.
Bermudez v. Grice

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But with my proposed finish bonus, he'd be missing out on an extra 10k if he finished dj
and how likely is that? Winning a decision against an elite fighter is tough enough, especially a champion. This structure would work for the low-level guys, but once you get into the elite and durable fighters, you'd just be screwing them out of cash.

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