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Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Iroh, Nov 1, 2020.

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Which do you prefer?

  1. Commentary

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  2. No commentary

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  1. Iroh The Dragon of the West Platinum Member

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    Which do you prefer when you watch MMA?

    We all know commentary can be misleading and/or distracting sometimes, even annoying. However, it can also be informing and/or entertaining. So which do you prefer?

    Keep in mind, no commentary is not just watching with the sound muted. It's with all sounds, except commentary.

    No shame in either choice, IMO. I see the use in both ways of viewing a fight.

    And yes, I know it's hard to compare, because it's basically always with commentary or muted sound, but try to use your imagination and logic. However difficult that might be.
     
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  2. Vegeta I’ll never give in to you circus freaks!

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  3. Iroh The Dragon of the West Platinum Member

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    Bit off topic but I fully agree! We definitely would be better off without those.
     
  4. beephin Red Belt

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    I know I speak for all of Sherdog when I say that they should just have Dom and Luke Thomas doing commentary for every card tbh.
     
  5. faustian BRUTAL 5-4 Platinum Member

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    I'd have no idea when subs aren't locked in if not for the commentary telling me it's definitely locked in
     
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  6. Blayt7hh Steel Belt

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    Commentary. Some of the teams they have now though are pretty bland.
     
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    Now with how loud you can hear the corners yelling, the commentators are getting drowned out and you have a hard time concentrating on what either are saying
     
  8. Ingjr Brown Belt

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    I voted commentary but really enjoyed when they shut up and listened to Strickland trash talking.
     
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  9. TRYHARD 2001 Silver Belt

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    No commentary all day. I like the sounds of the fight though, so I suffer through it for the most part, but on Fight Network out here in Canada and a decent amount of older Japanese cards on Fightpass and Youtube you can get to see fights with full sound but no commentary. I truly wish there was an option to turn the PBP off so I could just watch fights and I hope one day that option is made available.
     
  10. 91 seconds Sideburn Fedor is 31-0

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    Good commentary is better than none at all but it has to be up to par. I voted none because it rarely is.
     
  11. TRYHARD 2001 Silver Belt

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    Strickland was talking waaaaayyyyy too much in there. It was just annoying. In the good ol' days, Mazzagatti would've told him to shut the fuck up.


    I miss Steve...
     
  12. RampageFaction Red Belt

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    Commentary with no fans.
     
  13. leatherneck https://www.facebook.com/marriottleatherneck/

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    i for 1, like the twitter comments.
     
  14. Murder_KickHC Banned Banned

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    Elite fans who truly understand everything about fighting dont need someone to tell them what happens.
     
  15. HaulParris Gold Belt

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    I usually prefer commentary but sometimes I have to turn Rogan (in UFC) or Goldberg/McCarthy off.
     
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    Only casuals can be mislead by commentary a hardcore knows what he is seeing.
     
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  17. Steve-French What A Rush!!!

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    I always kind of scratch my head as to why people get so bent out of shape by the commentary. How much of a cynical douche do you have to be to not be able to handle the play by play and color guys?

    They make some mistakes once and a while, but they all do a pretty good job for the most part. Try turning down the television and doing calling a fight, or any sporting event for that matter. It's not an easy thing to do.
     
  18. acannxr Red Belt

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    Hearing the crowd, corners, and fight are a definite yes; remove the commentary entirely and it'd be perfect.

    As it stands, I watch fights on mute because I can't stand the commentary.
     
  19. wufabufa Silver Belt

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    The mute button is a must when watching Bellator. As for the UFC I really only listen to it during PPV's. Listening to any combo of Felder, Dom, Hardy, or Bisping is pretty grating during the fight night/ESPN cards.
     
  20. mirko>anyone Red Belt

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    Commentary team last night it the best combination in MMA currently. Great Value but slightly less retarded version of Mike Goldberg and humor/color of Bisping was very solid.
     

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