A single round can sway someone’s net worth millions of dollars

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  1. gotBooched maximus entertainus

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    Example A - if Conor lost the fifth round to Nate in their second fight, he would have never gotten the Alvarez fight and subsequently the Mayweather fight.

    Example B - I fully expected a TJ / DJ showdown if they had both won. Mighty Mouse would have made at least a million off that fight.

    Not sure how I feel about this. Not complaining or supporting. Just stating it’s kind of wild for a single round to sway someone’s net worth and in Conor’s case the net worth of his family for generations to come - as long as he doesn’t continue M.C. Hammering his wealth.
     
  2. 20falarVerdades Silver Belt

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    10-point system is flawed and will be extinct in no less than 20 years

    This is why finishing fights is so important and a necessary condition for being the GOAT
     
  3. IGotAHugePeckah Banned Banned

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    Well shit, fights can come down to one round, that's the way the sport is and always will be. Not sure what there is to complain about or support.
     
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  5. Vergilius Brown Belt

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    That's part of the beauty of this sport, imo. In inferior sports like basketbull, fooodball, sucker etc. you can spent entire seasons losing and still make millions. In combat sports it's all or nothing.
     
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    This doesn't matter at all. What's more impressive beating everyone bell to bell or catching someone? Anyone can get caught but if you dominate your opponent for 25 mins, you have proven more.
     
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  8. gotBooched maximus entertainus

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    I’m just saying these guys train their entire lives - thousands and thousands of hours and just five minutes can heavily alter the payoff.
     
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    Don't leave it in the hand of the judges.

    DJ has himself to blame for not finishing Cejudo. He is clearly capable of it but didn't want to risk too much and wanted to win a decision. TJ went balls to the ball and got what he wanted.

    In a close fight if you are not pushing for a finish then yeah, you can lose a lot.
     
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    This doesn't matter at all. What's more impressive beating everyone bell to bell or catching someone? Anyone can get caught but if you dominate your opponent for 25 mins, you have proven more.
     
  11. 20falarVerdades Silver Belt

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    Jones, Silva and Fedor consistently finished fights because they were good finishers. Rarely did they just "catch" someone
     
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    GSP fan detected. Lol at "catching someone". Dudes that are consistently finishing are not just "catching" people.
     
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    or a a single fight, for instance Korean Zombie-Leonard Garcia
     
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    A single two dollar Powerball ticket can swing your net worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
     
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    Inferior sports are way more popular.
     
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    Not all fighters can win with "balls to wall" approach.
    Becoming the GOAT means winning,not finishing fights. Cody gift wrapped his own demise for TJ.
     
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    Inferior sports are way more popular.
     
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    Not all fighters can win with "balls to wall" approach.
    Becoming the GOAT means winning,not finishing fights. Cody gift wrapped his own demise for TJ.
     
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    All you can do is speculate. Conor made more in the second Nate fight after he lost the first.
     
  22. West Linn Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    thats why Conor is a fuckin genius. He took every opportunity he had that was presented to him.
     
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    Absolutely.
    The art of winning 10-9 rounds is garbage and has been detrimental to MMA.
     
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    Well, how popular do you want mma to be? Do you want them all to be douches like the top guys in mainstream sports, wear dumb clothes, talk about "building brands" and have partnerships with Nike and reality shows?

    That shit makes me sick. Look what happened to Conor when he hit the big time. Isn't it enough that you like that sport? Bigger isn't always better.
     
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    Well, how popular do you want mma to be? Do you want them all to be douches like the top guys in mainstream sports, wear dumb clothes, talk about "building brands" and have partnerships with Nike and reality shows?

    That shit makes me sick. Look what happened to Conor when he hit the big time. Isn't it enough that you like that sport? Bigger isn't always better.
     
  27. Vergilius Brown Belt

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    Well, how popular do you want mma to be? Do you want them all to be douches like the top guys in mainstream sports, wear dumb clothes, talk about "building brands" and have partnerships with Nike and reality shows?

    That shit makes me sick. Look what happened to Conor when he hit the big time. Isn't it enough that you like that sport? Bigger isn't always better.
     
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    Dominating your opponent to the point where the ref or their corner has to stop the fight speaks louder than both.

    Anyone can get caught, yes. Dominating the opponent for 25 minutes - but not doing enough damage to finish the fight is not the highest level of victory.
     
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    Yup, it’s not even a single round. It’s a single strike.
     
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    If the audience doesn't look like this, you haven't dominated

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    All but two of Conor's UFC wins have been by catching. That's why his nickname is Conor Catfish.
     
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    All but two of Conor's UFC wins have been by catching. That's why his nickname is Conor Catfish.
     

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