Can Ronda Rousey in 2013 Do What Brock Lesnar Failed At?

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  1. dc207

    dc207 Purple Belt

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    "The UFC has great athletes. St-Pierre, Silva, Velasquez, Jones, Benson Henderson, etc., are well-proven, fantastic athletes. The unfortunate reality is, however, that no one outside of the MMA world, and MMA beat writers know who these stars are."

    Really, I'm not so sure about this. GSP has some big sponsorship deals and is Canada's biggest and most well-known athlete (arguably) while Silva also has some big sponsorship deals. Hyperbole, I think.
     
  2. countswagula

    countswagula Gold Belt

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    The UFC is in a much better position to feed Rousey padded fights than they were with Lesnar, and they're off to a good start with Camouche.
     
  3. mrsinister

    mrsinister Brown Belt

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    Brock was HW champion and made millions. What a failure.
     
  4. CubicleGangster

    CubicleGangster Extendos Belt Platinum Member

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    Ronda Rousey is no where near the star that Brock was, and even if she does get good exposure the division is too weak to keep interest
     
  5. vuco KJV***

    vuco KJV*** Blue Belt

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    Hell no. I have absolutely no desire to watch Ronda fight and I couldn't care less about her, in fact, she annoys me and I just try to ignore what she says.
     
  6. JonesBones

    JonesBones Excuse my contraflow

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    :rolleyes:

    Some questions are too stupid to even dignify them with an answer.
     
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    deesnuts27 Green Belt

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    He is not and t's not arguable. I can name at least 5 hockey players who are bigger and more well known. So many people still have no idea what MMA is let alone who GSP is. The sports beat writers give him his dues though, which is helping him, so in time he may catch up...if he doesn't retire first.
     
  8. Mr. Hammer

    Mr. Hammer Silver Belt

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    How did Lesnar fail? He got the UFC their biggest buy-rates until he had to retire.

    Christ the amount of hate he gets is worse than the mindless Jones hate.
     
  9. deesnuts27

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    Curiosity is killing me, what question?
     
  10. Mr. Hammer

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    He thinks Hendo is a lay n prayer. I wouldn't waste my time on that guy.
     
  11. Saenchai

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    This is very true... My friends don't know any thing about MMA but only knows who Brock Lesnar and his career in UFC... and they know who Ronda is too lol.
     
  12. dc207

    dc207 Purple Belt

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    Exactly. What a stupid way to look at it. The guy walked in to the sport at a very late time period, won a HW title and defended it. Helped the sport explode in popularity too.

    How many times did dos Santos defend the HW title again?
     
  13. dc207

    dc207 Purple Belt

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    Well, you sort fell in to that one. He is the most well-known athlete right now, because those guys aren't playing. Ha. There is no question GSP is one of the most famous athletes in Canada.
     
  14. SuperHoss

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    That is hilarious.

    If she is half the draw Brock was, she should be considered a tremendous success.
     
  15. The Best Around

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    This article made me feel dumber. If Rousey brought in 20% of PPV buys and attention that Lesnar brought in, that would be a success.
     
  16. lapollarecords

    lapollarecords Red Belt

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    " Lesnar never deserved to be inside a UFC cage. Lesnar was a much better athlete than Kimbo Slice, but he wasn
     
  17. Reign009

    Reign009 Not sure if serious.

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    I'm just gonna throw this quote from the article out there...

     
  18. Slabby

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    Rolling my eyes at your stupid post
    Brock is the biggest PPV draw of all time in UFC history. He wasn't a failure. What fish wrap put this crap together.
     
  19. deesnuts27

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    Haha, well played.

    He's still relatively unknown compared to Sydney Crosby.
     

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