Conor/Khabib is a win win for the UFC no matter who wins

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  1. Clippy Do I amaze you?

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    That's a rare occurrence, usually it would be in the company's best interest if one fighter wins over the other but really

    Conor wins they can keep promoting him as Conor

    Khabib wins and he's the undefeated man who beat Conor

    It's good news for them either way I think
     
  2. Goh Purple Belt

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    it's better for them if conor wins.
     
  3. TheRassler ---- L E G E N D A R Y --------- p4p GOAT poster

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    Nate beat Conor (twice), was that a win/win??
     
  4. nostradumbass Steel Belt

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    Conor winning would be more of a liability, considering he's jumped ship every other time he's won a belt. Does anybody really think he'd hang out and defend a title if he won? He would probably try to take a WW fight and then retire, and then we'd be right back to more vacant and interim titles.
     
  5. HNIC215 Semper Fidelis...

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    Conor is too unstable as a champ for that division...

    Khabib is the safer option but Conor is the bigger draw...

    UFC will have to manage either way...
     
  6. The Neckbeard Banned Banned

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    If by some divine fluke that Conor won he wouldn't defend the fucking belt. What would it take for you cans to understand this?

    Conor fans Lynch GSP for getting the MW strap and vacating but they get a boner when Conor gets a belt and refuses to defend?

    If he won and vacated that's fine, but good thing we won't have to worry about that again because Khabib dusts Conor.
     
  7. filthynumber1 Silver Belt

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    the better the fight the bigger the success
     
  8. Kaybee Arianator Belt Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Unless Conor gets absolutely wrecked he will probably gun for the rematch like he did against Diaz, so I think it is in the UFC's best interest for Khabib to win. Conor-Diaz 2 did mega numbers because everyone loves the story of a guy facing adversity to win a rematch.

    If Conor wins he's probably skipping town unless he gets the GSP fight.
     
  9. TrueBias Silver Belt

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    Im just hoping for an exciting fight and it seems the only guarantee of that is khabib pulling out and tony filling in..
     
  10. FrankieNYC STUFF! Platinum Member

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    Yep
    Either outcome does not make/break the company
    Conor will still be a draw even with a loss
    He was a bigger draw after tapping to Nate.

    khabib could be a big star with a convincing win.

    that is the fun of the fight
     
  11. YouKnowWhat? Blue Belt

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    rumor has it dana white hates lesbians because Amanda retired Ronda
     
  12. Fossor Brown Belt

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    If he wins we may not see him again, but if he loses, his ego may bounce him back.
     
  13. mmacrisis Purple Belt

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    Khabib wins and makes Conor mortal, not bad for the UFC, except Khabib gets injured often and could bring in an element the UFC does not want at all.
    Conor wins but doesn't defend the belt, again, and the UFC suffers.
     
  14. LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    What? Conor has been made mortal many times before.

    And Conor not defending the belt doesn't spell doom for the UFC. He could chase rando big money fights and still make the UFC boatloads like he did with May Mac (180 million). The guys in the division will hate him but the UFC business won't suffer.
     
  15. Adjutant Banned Banned

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    Oh God......here we go..
     
  16. Adjutant Banned Banned

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    Serious question....what have you been able to do the last 11 days considering you post every 1.2 hours on average. Thats 24/7 for the last 11 days. Wait...are you handicapped or retarded and unable to leave your home. If so, please disregard. Were all very proud of you.
     
  17. Clippy Do I amaze you?

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    Conor fanboy detected
     
  18. FrankieNYC STUFF! Platinum Member

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    UFC is a $200m+ a year profit company without a single PPV
    That $200m figure is 40+m more than the fertitta's last full year
    You get it, but some don't realize that PPV is the icing & no longer the cake
    of course some great tasting icing kicks ass though ;)
     
  19. Adjutant Banned Banned

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    My thought, which doesnt deserve a whole new thread is that NO ONE, ABSOLUTELY NO ONE KNOWS WHO WILL WIN!
    Im pulling for Conor but will be nervous as shit during the fight. Its the most "true pick em" Ive ever seen in the UFC.
     
  20. Adjutant Banned Banned

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    HOLY SHIT!!! This is coming from someone who has posted over 22x PER DAY FOR 3 YEARS!!!
    I know you have to be unemployed, single, and almost certainly obese.
    Seriously, what the fuck have you been doing with your life the last 3 years that you have spent literally every single hour of every single day posting on this site.
    WOW!!!!!
     

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