in retrospect what was a bigger detriment to the failing UFC, adding the WMMA or Flyweight divisions

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  1. koclem Green Belt

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    lets face it only a handful of weirdo fetishists enjoy wmmma and about the same (small) number of people enjoy watching manlets compete, again probably for fetish reasons.

    both divisions have attributed to the decline in the UFC popularity, this is proven and beyond reasonable debate.

    The question is which division has done more long term damage to the grown potential of the now floundering UFC?

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    Interim belt era imo.
     
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    WMMA by a mile

    Flyweights can be fun at times

    Sergio and Moreno the other week was a batshit fight
     
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  5. Pwent WOW!

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    Some WMMA fights have sold for far above average and made them money

    I don't think there's every been a flyweight main event that's broken 300k buys, most of them only sell less than 200k buys

    So I think from a financial perspective flyweight is worse

    But when it comes to pissing off their fan base, WMMA is worse


    Both aren't as bad as USADA though
     
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    ...Sherdog posts are..
     
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    WMMA sells.

    It's been proving that FW's can't up to this point.
     
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  9. koclem Green Belt

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    rhonda sold but that it, get in reality bro

    how do you calculate the massive losses and brand damage done by people who wont pay for a ppv with main card WMMA bouts?
     
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    Wmma for sure.
     
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    You were doing so good until the last sentence.
     
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    People get talking about many of the Women matches. Yes, they don't draw like Rhonda but either do 90% of the men either. But fans seem to be much more interested in some of the better women matches than number 4 FW vs 6 FW. Without doubt WMMA gets more run than FW's all day long.

    DJ is about the only FW anyone even mentions and very few are willing to pay for him.
     
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    What are you guys going on blaming the ladies when a ton of fighters and fight are boring nowadays? It's an UFC phenomenon that I can't figure it out (USADA?), watching Bellator the other night made me rememberhow fucking boring UFC is most of the times.
     
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    Letting Joe Silva go, rather than kidnapping him and holding him in a dungeon to keep doing matchmaking until he dies.
     
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    The UFC will be fine, the only people that overreact are dorks on this site who think the world revolves around MMA
     
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    Removing the gladiator intro, it all went downhill from there...
     
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    Is that a measurable demographic?

    I'd have thought most of their spare cash would go on catamites anyway
     
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    Tough choice , so equal .......


    toss a coin and ......... I'll pick WMMA
     
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    Reebok and champions ducking did it for me.
    Luckily as The UFC regresses MMA outside of the UFC improves.
    They money fight approach will prove shortsighted.

    With that being said I really enjoy the lower weight classes in the UFC, seems to be less bullshit and manufactured hype.
     
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