Cain, Condit, Gustafson... is anybody else through with UFC ?

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  1. Giovanefugazza

    Giovanefugazza Blue Belt

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    This is becoming a joke.

    How can someone defend that MMA is a sport when we have organizations such as UFC just shitting everywhere.

    So we have an immediate rematch for a champion who defended his belt 2 times in course of 3 years, and was just demolished against Werdum.

    A title shot for Condit, who has a record of 2 wins of his last 5 fights.

    Then another title shot for a division where the champion is a paper champion, now we got a paper challenger, whose biggest accomplishment was winning 2 rounds against jon jones.

    Plus all the reebok shit, where we have the fighters fighting to make less money, meanwhile dana white's gambling bets grows bigger and bigger.

    Fuck that shit
     
  2. Bet Me

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    Cain doesn't deserve it and I don't like it
    Condit doesn't deserve it but I LOVE it
    Gus doesn't deserve it and I don't like it
     
  3. Tamriel Terror

    Tamriel Terror Silver Belt

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    the cain rematch is horrible

    condit vs lawler will be a war, i don't care about rankings in this fight

    gus doesn't deserve it either but lhw is more shallow than a kiddy pool
     
  4. Th3Sav4ge

    Th3Sav4ge "What the fuck is happening!?"

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    shut up you will keep watching
     
  5. Thecheesehead

    Thecheesehead Orange Belt

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    First two posts sums it up pretty well
     
  6. Kwic

    Kwic Black Belt

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    I kinda agree.

    And I agree with you TS as well overall. It's becoming a joke and I have a problem with it. I will still keep watching but it's sad what those people are doing with the legitimacy of the "sport".
     
  7. JKS

    JKS 77+&--#rT....

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    What you're criticizing is not the "Sport" aspect but the "promotional" aspect of the business. Condit fighting Robbie instead of Woodley doesnt change the sport as aspect of mma, it just challenges the legitimacy of the promotion and match making where they are making the better and more exciting fight.

    Personally I can go either way on this. I much prefer Robbie/Condit and Gus/Cormier than Bader and Woodly, but in the case of Cain/Werdum I am not happy with this fight as there were better fights I wanted to see and Cain just got smoked by Werdum.

    As mma fans sometimes we benefit from this unstructured way of promoting title fights, and sometimes we dont. This case here, 2/3 works out better.
     
  8. Giovanefugazza

    Giovanefugazza Blue Belt

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    Tell that to ryan bader
     
  9. lebenize it

    lebenize it Yellow Belt

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    This sums it up.

    I would rather see Gus than Bader and Condit I cannot be upset about. That will be a war.

    Cain I do not like because they actually have contenders could be exciting fights and they deserve it.
     
  10. Pterodactyl

    Pterodactyl Brown Belt

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    I have been watching since the mid 90's, and love the sport too much to throw in the towel now. But yeah, things have been pretty disgusting lately.

    I think the Cain rematch bothers me more than any fight I can recall being put together.

    Matchmaking has been atrocious.
     
  11. Fbed

    Fbed Luna Belt Platinum Member

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    As long as you remember the UFC isn't a sport, it isn't so bad.
     
  12. Tamriel Terror

    Tamriel Terror Silver Belt

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    i dont have his phone number
     
  13. Evangelion

    Evangelion Silver Belt

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    Lol mma has always been like this
     
  14. AP_RESURRECTION

    AP_RESURRECTION Gold Belt

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    my view on it is this - recently promoted fighters are fresh in peoples minds and lead to name recognition - while they are still hot, you want them to fight in the big fights as much as possible
     
  15. threelions

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    In all honesty the Rousey, McGregor Bullshit is turning me off MMA or at least the UFC more than this but it's a fair point bar Condit.

    Cain long time champ(even if he was injured) plus Mexican $$ means rematch it's BS but it has happened in other combat sports.

    Condit - You talk about his loses but one was an injury, one was a controversial decision and one was well GSP. So it could be argued only one loss to the all time WW GOAT.

    Gus doesn't deserve a shot after losing like he did.

    The UFC is becoming more and more like the WWE.
     
  16. Evangelion

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    Lol like people are dying to see Ryan Bader loseva title fight
     
  17. GalegodoVeneno

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    Cormier fighting Bader would be worst that the Gustafsson fight, but you are right... Well Condit and Lawler, i don't care for titles as much as the fight in itself, that one can be awesome. Cain should definetily pile some wins, i mean there is Cigano, Miocic, Arlovski all great scraps for Werdum.
     
  18. 209NickDiaz

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    Times like this you'd hope Robbie and DC would be more like Cain
    If they both learn from Cain and sit on his ass for two years, then there won't be any undeserving fights

    Robbie vs Condit is a good fight, but Robbie vs Diaz II will be much better
     
  19. FierceHitman

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    It's all about the money. UFC sees some kind of profit off these matches.
     
  20. xterm11

    xterm11 Sonofabitch I'm sick of these dolphins

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    Kotex is in aisle 3...
     

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