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Is ONE FC officially #2 after the UFC ?

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  1. Trifick

    Trifick Brown Belt

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    I won't call them rivals since they're doing business together. Maybe a friendly rivalry.

    But Is it fair to say ONE has overtaken Bellator?

    Seems like everyone is bypassing it. Doesn't look like DAZN is giving them the money to compete, or fighters just aren't interested.

    But ONE is coming out swinging and making a big impression.

    They got Mighty Mouse, Eddie, maybe Sage, Miesha, and if I had to bet, they'll get most of, if not all of the UFC's Flyweights.
     
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  2. Arm Barbarian

    Arm Barbarian Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    Bellator

    Fedor
    Bader
    Rory
    Moose
     
  3. 3timesacharm

    3timesacharm Brown Belt

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    time will tell bruh
     
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  4. podsox

    podsox Silver Belt

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    No but they are starting to make mma interesting
     
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  5. mb23100

    mb23100 Gold Belt

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    I still think it's Bellator
     
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    Fahcough Black Belt

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    #2 of the UFC

    Like a colon cleanse
     
  7. Milord Sir Mangrinder

    Milord Sir Mangrinder Gentlemen, this is democracy manifest!

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    miesha is coming back?
     
  8. ignorant MMA fan

    ignorant MMA fan Orange Belt

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    Not until they sign all of UFCs rejected 25ers.
     
  9. SuperNerd

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    Mighty Mouse was a trade, which could suggest they think of ONE as lesser rivals. Eddie and Bellator have a sour relationship.

    Bellator list of signings are much more impressive imo. Hard to say "Seems like everyone is bypassing it. "
     
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  10. TGArthur

    TGArthur You can't lose if you win the fight.

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    I thought Bellator was a close second and supposedly I hear they pay their fighters more, but I'm not sure if that is true
     
  11. WHITE ANDERSON

    WHITE ANDERSON Purple Belt

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    bellator has the GOAT Fedor who is probably the best HW in the world after DC retires

    ONEFC has a midget who would rather play video games than fight
     
  12. EndlessCritic

    EndlessCritic Gold Belt

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    Irony: ONE has had the best 115lb division for a couple of years now, and nobody gave a shit. Now all of a sudden they're going to have the best 125lb division, and sherdog is pretending that it is the #2 promotion in the world.
     
  13. Yari

    Yari ななせまる

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    I much prefer Bellators roster. I'd watch One FC only for the ruleset that make it interesting.
     
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  14. TheRuthlessOne

    TheRuthlessOne Violence Belt

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    Bellator because its based out of the US
     
  15. mmahorse

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    Bellator got more big starts like:

    Aaron Pico
    Machida
    Rory
    Moose
    Michael Page
    Fedor
    Sonnen
    Bader
    A Chalmers (Sage Northcutt star level)
    D Danis (Sage Northcutt star level)
    James Gallagher
    Rampage Jackson
    M Chandler

    If Bellator get another 10 big names, they can really start cutting into UFC.
     
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  16. Toco

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    eddie is past his prime (well, he wasn't that good to begin with). sage is somewhat a good fighter but nothing special, miesha who? and MM is legit, but that is it
     
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    Probably. Most of Bellator/Rizin's talent pool consists of aging veterans who should have retired a couple years ago, with the exception of a few prospects.
     
  18. JustBleed69

    JustBleed69 Touch-Butt Brown Belt

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    Look at the Bellator Welterweight Division and tell me what you think
     
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    I'd still go with Bellator, because of the names mentioned above, along with Chandler and Pico.

    Previously I only watched One to watch Askren, then more recently Garry Tonon. I'll definitely check out Alvarez and DJ, will be interesting to see how competitive their fights are
     
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  20. Kung Fu Tze

    Kung Fu Tze Skin that Smokewagon !!! Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    More like a close third... But no doubt it is UFC then Bellator at the top of the MMA game.
     
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