Are we in the Dark Ages of MMA?

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  1. Bewareofdawg

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    1. Not a single dominant champion

    2. Not a single champion that is unanimously looked at as the best in their weightclass

    3. "Money" and Novelty fights have completely surpassed legit contender fights in importance

    4. 2 of the best 3 UFC Fighters in history have been busted for PEDs in the past 2 years

    5. The other 1 of the 3 Best UFC Fighters in history left and is still sidelined due to being disrespected by the company and rampant unpunished PED usage in the sport.

    6. The only real PPV attractions are Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey (Enough Said).

    I'm sure there are many other points to make, but this HAS TO be the absolute worst the sport has ever been since before the Ultimate Fighter I.

    No?
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    I'd say the dark ages was when the only way to watch it was bootleg VHS tapes, but what the fuck do I know?
     
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    No dominant Champs? What?
     
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    no, the dark ages was years ago..... when the hardcore fans on the internet kept the sport alive
     
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    The dark ages were when Ronda was the reigning champion
     
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    just because there is 3 african american champs at the same time is no need to call it 'dark ages'.
     
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    Man Sherdog has completely gone off its Prozac. How many UFC has lost its luster and or is dying posts do we need.

    Get the TS his emotional support dog stat.
     
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    Do you think it's a coincidence Zuffa sold when they did?
     
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    We got 3 black champs, damn right its the dark age <13>
     
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    All of the negatives you said is still outweighed by the fact that Ronda is gone.


    That period of MMA was by far the worst.
     
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    I love that he looks confused.
     
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    I get it. Because of all the black champs.
     
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    Lol @ guys saying this is the dark ages of MMA. 1997-2001 by far
     
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    The late 90's called, they said to quit being a pussy.
     
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    zuffa actually went in to the usada labs and fucked with all the samples that have had issues. jons, machidas, mirs all those cats. they were actually clean but zuffa was like 'fuck it, we selling. not our business now' and all those banned substances were injected into the previously clean samples submitted by the fighters.

    zuffa is fucking with wme-img.
     
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    I always forget that division is down there. My bad.
     
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