What fights do you show new fans of the sport?

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    What are the first fight(s) you show someone who is new to the sport?

    I usually show Edgar/Maynard 2 & 3, Lawler/MacDonald 2, & Diaz/McGregor (great upset & post fight trash talk from Nate).
     
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    frye vs takayama. wanderlei vs rampage 2.
     
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    Just pop on anything with McGregor in it. He's box office, even when he loses.
     
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    Melendez vs Sanchez is a good one.
     
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    That last Phil Davis vs Bader.

    That way they'll never waste money on a PPV.
     
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    Paul Taylor vs Paul Kelly
    Kongo vs Pat Namajunas
     
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    Nick Diaz vs Gomi
     
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    1. Tell them this won't take long with Nick Diaz vs Paul Daley
    2. Have them take a seat with Jones vs Gus
    3. Show them what heart means with Darren Elkins vs Mirsad Bektic
     
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    This.

    If they don't like that fight, then there's a good chance they won't become a real fan.
     
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    Ronda vs Nunes
     
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    Pedro Rizzo vs Kevin Randleman
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    CUB SWANSON VS DOO HO CHOI

    Showed this fight to my mates and all of em went <{danawhoah}>
     
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    good choices
     
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    Definitely got it right with Frankie/Edgar 2 and 3.
    For a fun grappling oriented fight maybe Hioki/Oliviera.
     
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    old tapes of ben askren.
     
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    There is a thread on here somewhere by @CoffeeAndBeer with some pretty solid fights from differrent orgs, including the UFC.
     
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    Just make them watch a BJ Penn highlight video. Instant fans after that
     
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  20. The Schmoop Life, uh, finds a way.

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    Dan Kelly fights. Give them a taste of the top of the pyramid before unveiling how it is achieved.
     
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