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  1. Chanman1984 liberalism is a mental disorder

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    He's the 1st 2 weight champ because he was gifted a title shot. imagine in the history of the ufc if every champ got an immediate title shot in the weight class above them. there would have been others 2 weight champs. plus hes only a champ fighting 10 lbs apart from each division. bj penn being a natural featherweight, winning the welterweight title is far more impressive to me. Flame on mcnuthuggers
     
  2. Headkicktoleg Titanium Belt

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    What's it like to suck so hard?
     
  3. 20falarVerdades Silver Belt

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    this is true, Conor is Ronda 2.0, extremely overhyped
     
  4. philbr Purple Belt

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    Everybody knows he is favored. Randy Coutore also got a million title shots. Cain Velazquez, etc...
    That is how the UFC is.
    Conor played his cards right, became popular and made history. Congrats to him.
     
  5. Oachkazl Orange Belt

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    Oh I didn't have in mind, that there are just 10 lbs between normal Conor and McSkeleton.
     
  6. HeDucking Im so Groovy Banned

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    Except he's proven he's legit time and time again.

    You haters are fucking losers tbh. Too bad there are more of you on Sherdog than ever before.

    Much worse than the nuthuggers.
     
  7. TheAmericanGazelle Black Belt

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    This is true.

    The solution for a smart MMA fan is to not worry about belts and discrete accomplishments (much), but simply look at the names on the record, the quality of those fighters when they fought them, and wins/losses/quantity of fights when evaluating legacies.
     
  8. bigconan Banned Banned

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    Gifted a title shot or not, you still have to beat the champion. RIGHT???
     
  9. WaylonMercy5150 Gold Belt

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    Conor McGregor is the Travis Lutter of title shots
     
  10. Credo Proper Gold

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    This again..
     
  11. kimocomplex Silver Belt

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    he was not gifted a title shot

    he had to break 1 million PPV's sold a couple times

    when someone else does that, you better believe they will get a title shot
     
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    shhh people don't like the truth they will just ignore it and say but but but he make soo much money????
     
  13. chaos_36 DOOM all capitals no trick spelling.

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    Let's see how many do it now in USADA Era .

    You will be waiting a while
     
  15. Wyrm White Belt

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    OP is right. Connie had to beat two champions for the belt and that's impressive on its own but if challenging the champion of another weight class was actually a regular thing and not, in this case, a marketing ploy there would have been many more dual (or triple) belt holders by now.
     
  16. JosephTessaro Silver Belt

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    Dan Henderson was the first 2 weight champ, followed by David Branch.
     
  17. MattyPeq Brown Belt

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    lol that's the wrong mindset.

    Anyone can beat anyone on any given night. That's why you must earn a title shot.

    McGregor had 0 fights at LW in the UFC. Enough said.
     
  18. bigconan Banned Banned

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    True...But when you take a current champion, it's not unheard of for that champion to get an immediate shot at the title, a weight class up...And conor didn't beat Eddie by luck or a lucky fluke punch.
     
  19. bigconan Banned Banned

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    Dan henderson doesn't count. He's 0-2 in ufc title shots...he has no titles...He was a big fish in a little pond...when he moved to a bigger pond, he got crushed....
     

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