If Conor went to Bellator, could it significantly shift people's attention?

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  1. Kaiserjuan

    Kaiserjuan Blue Belt

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    What do you say sherbros?
     
  2. nanika

    nanika Brown Belt

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    this is about as likely as Microsoft buying iOS to turn into the futures Windows Phone 12
     
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    ThatGuy7698 Chael Sonnen Bless

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    No because Conor doesn’t fight or something
     
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    it would expose just how much smoke and mirrors it all is.
     
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    yes. People don't give a fuck about 90% of the ufc roster. All it takes is for Conor to go over and suddenly people are watching bellator instead. A big star going over in his prime would tip the scales massively. Combined with all the old legends fighting in bellator and suddenly UFC programming looks pretty drab
     
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    The UFC would never let him go so its irrelevant
     
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    McGregor vs Daley?

    make it happen
     
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    ortizgnp Original Vince Belt

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    Bellator can't stack his cards like the UFC can.
     
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    Conor would be a huge draw no matter where he goes.

    I want to see Goddard as the referee for his next fight.
     
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    It's all MMA to me, but if Conor is not coming back to show who the best at 155 is and unifying the belts then I have no interest in what he does and where he does it.
     
  12. cade187

    cade187 I'm not a part of your system.

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    Conor is worth more than the entire Bellator roster, and wants to co-promote with the UFC, or host his own promotion. He isn't going to deal with Bellator.
     
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    Would be huge for Bellator, but they can't just rely on 1 single athlete. Especially now that he barely fights.
     
  14. Tanaku

    Tanaku Banned Banned

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    Nope. People would just watch the main event.
    + He'd never go to bellator, so delete this shitty thread.
     
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    Yes and UFC shills know it.
     
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    Fighters lose their aura in just a few losses in the UFC. One loss in Bellator and he's fucked imo. I love Bellator but I think it would be very risky because a loss would probably be deemed as losing to a second tier opponent.
     
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    If he wants to be successful in defending a belt. He should go directly to Bellator.
     
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    LockardTheGOAT Sherdog's Intellectual Savior

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    Ah, the old "stacked cards" nonsense that's been refuted time and time again.
     
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    Hypothetically speaking, if Conor were to do that, it would shift the balance of the two organizations massively. Conor is certifiably a mainstream star and is riding a massive wave of popularity right now.
     
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