True or false: 2019 will be the best year for the UFC

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  1. Lawblaw

    Lawblaw Black Belt

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    Jon Jones is coming back
    Cain looks to be fighting in 2019
    DC's final fight
    Conor McGregor wants to fight
    GSP wants to fight
    Anderson wants to fight
    Brock Lesnar wants to fight
    Habib is becoming a huge superstar
    Cyborg is fighting Amanda
    Nick and Nate Diaz both want to fight
    Ben Askern will fight
     
  2. horc00

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    A lot of "wants to" means nothing.
     
  3. Lawblaw

    Lawblaw Black Belt

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    Yeah but looks like most of them will really fight this year.
    Nate Diaz had a fight scheduled and Poirier pulled.
    Nick Diaz is working on a fight with Masvidal.
    Cain said he's healthy and wants to fight in 2019.
    Brock might be the only guy who won't fight, but he's been in the pool for some time. He'd probably fight DC in his final fight.

    Of course everything can change, MMA is unpredictable but if everything goes well. It should be an amazing year. Not just for UFC, but for MMA.
     
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    Rebel_LioN Red Belt

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    Fighters continue to get paid chump change in 2019
     
  5. Bobby Boulders

    Bobby Boulders My Lovin' Is Digi Platinum Member

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    Unsure, but maybe. Some of those things in the OP aren't necessarily good. Silva and GSP and Cain and Brock all have mileage on them at this point. Getting Jones, Conor and Khabib in the cage would be a good thing.
     
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    Literally any year before the WMMA cancer started spreading was better.
     
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    Not for fans
     
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    Financially it will be huge for UFC, but WTF knows for fans (as far as what they want)?

    Two many variable about injuries, sit-outs, contract disputes to predict anything
     
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    KhaBeiber AusMMAfan Banned

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    Most of the fighters are hanging out for the big pay day.
     
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    False.
    Injuries, missing weight, interim championships.

    also lol @ Cain coming back. I wouldn't advise being overly excited for that.
     
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    If all of the above fight, that's massive
     
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    there's a lot of good fights also happening, Ortega and Holloway should be badass
     
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    false

    nothing to add really other than I dont think alot of what could be will come to fruition and/or will be underwhelming, UFC needs some fresh ideas to their business model to make the jump over the next hurdle, IMO
     
  14. Boomb

    Boomb Hate the game, not the player.

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    Cain and healthy in the same sentence?

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    HI SCOTT NEWMAN Steel Belt Cat ✔

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    lol Cain's been due back since about 1867. I think we will still see threads on here in 2025 about Cain's return.
     
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    False.
     
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    Holic Yeah! More Sponduli!

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    Dropping the twinkieweight division will be good for the UFC's backend. I expect 2020 will be better than 2019.
     
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    Jon Jones is coming back - true.
    Cain looks to be fighting in 2019 - highly unlikely.
    DC's final fight - true.
    Conor McGregor wants to fight - I doubt he comes back.
    GSP wants to fight - no he doesn't. His last interview he said he's not close at all to returning.
    Anderson wants to fight - He does.
    Brock Lesnar wants to fight - He's not coming back, he's staying with WWE.
    Habib is becoming a huge superstar - true.
    Cyborg is fighting Amanda - so?
    Nick and Nate Diaz both want to fight - I'll believe it when I see it.
    Ben Askern will fight. LOL?
     
  19. Dana's Moonface

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    Who do you pick in that fight? I'm leaning to Ortega
     
  20. Lawblaw

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    You doubt Conor will come back? Lol why? Because he lost a fight?
    He will come back 100%. You were probably saying e'd never fight Floyd and he would never fight Habib
    All of the things I listed are all highly likely except GSP's comeback.
     
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