Anybody else sick of all this faux trash talking and aggressive face offs?

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  1. jjdowns Blue Belt

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    Before McGregor, nine times out of ten, face offs and press conferences were just that. Some got hostile, but most of were peaceful.

    Post McGregor, everybody is trying to copy his thing and create buzz by making a spectacle of themselves.

    All of this trash talking is artificial and insincere and stale and boring.
     
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    No. I'd rather see fighters try and hype the fight up (even if its cringey), than the same old boring shit.
     
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    What is the point of the face off with no controversy.
     
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    WME told all the fighters to trash talk at the Summer Kickoff.
     
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    I wouldn't say I'm sick of it, but I stopped watching anything other than the fights a while back now.
    I used to enjoy the build up and weigh ins and interviews before and after the event, but it's gotten really tedious now.
    Same shit different fighters every single day
     
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    I would prefer if they do it, get personal and don't hold back. Keep their mouths shut if they wanna just say random shit like "fuck you, you're an easy fight" and all that non sense.

    I want Jon Jones to keep bringing up DC's children in front of him type of stuff. Nothing and nobody is off limits and when they say it, it has to be genuine.
     
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    Dc and jon jones seem like a real beef tgough
    Kevin lee soo wants to be like mcgregor its cringey to watch
     
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    As long as they come to fight. But dont talk shit then fight like GSP
     
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    When Wanderlei vs Cro Cop faced off, there was no need for controversy the intensity sold itself.

    When Tom Lawlor weighed in and then faced off it was always fun.

    When Genki Sudo blessed us with walkouts and his showmanship it was fantastic.

    The juxtaposition of stoicism with guys like Gunnar and Mousasi when they weigh in while their opponent tries to act tough is always interesting.

    The reality is fabricated WWE Drama isn't the only thing that sells, it's just the thing the UFC encourages and promotes the most. There's plenty of other angles to work with and I think genuineness always has the potential to sell best when it comes to these kinds of things. Just because WWE drama is effective doesn't mean it's the only thing that's effective. It's obviously not my cup of tea.
     
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    That really was beyond fucking embarrassing. Especially when the ladies had their go.
     
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    it's a circus right now thanks to mcg
    real aggression is different
     
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    I blame commission. Just suspend for a year a fighter who throws first punch or shove regardless of the gate/ ppv buys and we will see none of it
     
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    What are you supposed to do when you see being a gentleman or mature is considered boring and doesn't sell fights tho?
     
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    I prefer it, better than handshakes and "I'll take whatever is next".
     
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    Idiots.They don't know how to sell fight without BS,bottles,chairs..,circus.And after the fight they kiss and hug each others
     
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    I'm 50/50, I never really cared too much about Kevin Lee fights, but now I'm pumped for his match with Chiesa.

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    It's all just bs for the dummy crowd. It ain't going anywhere.
    Most fighters are just following the trend and copying the trash talkers before them because they want money.
     
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    Manufactured drama doesn't add anything for me. I just want to enjoy good fights.
     
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