The UFC doesn’t promote Stipe.... | Page 2

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  1. Ozze Brown Belt

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    I kind of agree. The UFC always want their fighters to draw attention. But sometimes it just doesn't fit. It didn't with Stipe. Maybe both sides weren't interested enough.

    So what option does the UFC has? Promote the guy they already did with no result, or promote the challenger, that everyone is already talking about?

    Doesn't seem like that hard of a decision to be honest.
     
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  2. gujukal Orange Belt

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    It's hard to promote someone who sounds like Tony Robbins.
     
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    Racism isn't gonna fly around here any more, no matter how subtle.
     
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    Marketing > Fighting ability

    2018 folks. Here we are.
     
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    Solid post.

    Stipe has shown 0 interest in self promotion, and even said as much. SI the UFC probably wants him gone.

    That said , may the best man win.
     
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    You can. Just invent some story of him having the hardest punching power recorded ever on some mysterious new machine, and replay highlights of him knocking out overeem and arlovski; and on top of that put out tons of promos calling him "the scariest man alive" etc etc.


    Seems to be working for ngannou.
     
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    I think people are forgetting the C stands for Circus now.
     
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    That has never not been the case
     
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    You interpret that as pushing him right away. I interpret that as having no faith in him from the start. That they thought the only way he could sell tickets is by relying on hometown support, and the only way of getting the PPV numbers was by tossing CM Punk's name into the mix. I didn't see no miniseries about "the evolution of Stipe" on perpetual rotation on FSwhatevers.
     
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    Marketing is a problem for Stipe. However, there is another issue with him. Every odd numbered year Stipe has only fought once in the UFC. While that is not that uncommon these days, UFC does not like that he has another job that be might be committed more to than the UFC.
     
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    You do not kno de wei.
     
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    seems like if you're someone the brass likes they will put money behind you, otherwise they will exploit you until you crumble. Champion or not.
     
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    Stipe is not a big draw because he is not a loudmouth douch. You cant argue that he is a an exciting fighter, but he is a nice guy that lets his fighting do the talking. Same goes for Mighty Mouse.
     
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    AKA is not a loudmouth, arrogant ass.
     
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    I like Stipe and I think he's more interested in fighting and living his life than he is in being a hype job or superstar.
     
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    How the hell is he a paper champ. He knocked out the champ and two title contenders?
     
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    End of thread!
     
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    you do know that Cain lost the title to Werdum. Then Stipe won the title from Werdum.
     
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