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Do You Like Mauro Ranallo?

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  1. shankmcgank Beep/Boop/Bop

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    I've seen a lot of threads over the years on various broadcasting teams for Pride, UFC and Bellator. It seems many of them are polarizing, either loved or hated - Cruz, Bisping, Rogan, Cormier, McCarthy are some examples.

    In general, I don't mind him calling fights, but he always seems to have these really cringey one-liners.

    Tonight, as Phil Davis was molesting Yoel Romero, Mauro Ranallo said:

    "Davis is treating Romero like a newborn baby treats a diaper."

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    How do my fellow Sherbros feel about him?
     
  2. Sweater of AV Gold Belt

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    Yes. Always have, always will.
     
  3. DjHnd Green Belt

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    I used to like him but those references feel so dated. The Chuck Lidell's and Cro Cops.
     
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    Can't stand him, but he actually upgrades the commentary because he shares the booth with Big John who is the worst color guy ever. He's so bland & often very wrong.
     
  5. Kalmah Gold Belt

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    Can't fucking stand him. He sucks.
     
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    Mauro knows and loves the sport. I don't mind him in the slightest.
     
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    Can't stand his voice + his new weirdo mid life crisis haircut
     
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    Only the Aussie Michael Schiavello can get away with those lines, sounds hilarious when he commentates, but Ranallo sounds cringe IMO lol.

    True story, he was commentating an event in Montreal back in his younger days, but he was so loud and annoying that one of the fighters cornerman walked over to him and told Ranallo to shut the fuck up lol.
     
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    Wish he was in the UFC, yes
     
  11. Morning Star Silver Belt

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    Absolute trash commentary that always drops cringeworthy pop culture one-liners. Worst in the game bar none. Rather listen to fucking Triller, he's that fucking bad. Big John sucks too.
     
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    He needs to do hair dye for men commercials
     
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    He's extremely corny.
     
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    Mauro is combat sports royalty. He gets an all time pass as far as I'm concerned.
     
  15. CerebralKnievel Gold Belt

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    He was cool back in Pride. He's a pathetic try-hard these days.
     
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    Mike is the GOAT. He can get away with anything.
     
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  17. Patof Ace Degenerate

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    I do. He does use weird analogies sometimes, like the one you mentioned, but he's very enthusiastic and entertaining.
     
  18. PRIDEfallstoUFC FAKEfallstoREAL

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    ranello is the GOAT of combat sports commentary. He is the only one I'd trust to do a one man booth.

    He even kept a trainwreck triller broadcast together. "Back to you, snoop"
     
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    Terrible
     
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    He’s the GOAT
     
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