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Do you think UFC cares about nationale diversity in the roster?

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  1. eric n Blue Belt

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    Clearly there is legitimacy to your statement, but I think perhaps a paradigm shift might be in order. First of all the ufc isn't a sport it a company, in effect it's one team in the world wide sport that is MMA.... Now even using that metric, MMA still generates way less $$$ than mainstreem sports including indian cricket. However UFC as a team has impressive worth that I suspect would be competitive with any other, "team." In the NFL you have 32 teams, presumably 30ish owners or ownership groups. UFC is one organization with one ownership group. It's not a perfect analogy, but it's a different way to look at how impressive the value of UFC is or isn't.
     
  2. Bend NvR Break Order to Chaos. Chaos to Order.

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    You ever watch the Olympics? If you have which country absolutely dominates everyone else? Hint: it's not Russia or China.
     
  3. kenetics Gold Belt

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    You mean the Olympics that have so many sports for unathletic athletes to win a gold medal? Olympics have been a joke when they started to put unathletic sports in it.
     
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    money talks while bullshit walks.
     
  6. Doctor Grudge Green Belt

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    that's not how combat sports promotions work. The UFC isn't the NBA of MMA, they're the WWE. The UFC takes into account where you are from before they hire you, they do not just hire guys they think are the 19th best LW in the world or something etc.

    If the UFC was based in UK, would be more UK and European fighters relative to the current UFC.
     
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    America doesn't do very well when you take into account medals per capita.
     
  8. NoSmilez Silver Belt

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    America just does really well at running and swimming. We don't kill the other sports. Most of the sports; we don't even place especially combat sports outside of boxing and wrestling. For Boxing we didn't even get gold last Olympics. Our medals are also mostly won by females. We do Ok considering we are not really funded by government.

    Our problem with MMA in America is the available to people. It's expensive as hell and certain facets of MMA start to suck when you leave costal cities. The boxing/striking and grappling might be better in the costal cities but their wrestling sucks. We kinda don't have a state known for combat sports from the ground up. It's all spread out throughout the country.
     
  9. Sgt Smith Bassed God

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    I think in most cases they want the best fighters. But they are a promoter, and fighter draw also has some impact on which fighters are pushed the hardest. If they are trying to expand markets, they may push regional fighters harder. We've seen pretty fair representation of fighters from many different countries throughout the years and that continues to grow. I think for the most part it is a meritocracy, as is often the case in sports. I'm sure some people will disagree with this if they feel distribution proportionally representative, but that is rarely the case with any sport. And as fans I don't think we would want it to be.
     
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    Only if Natioale = More Money.

    It's rather simple honestly.
     
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    Right so Brazil and China had fewer medals this year and less per capita so they have poor athletes as well?
     
  12. Kryptt Dead Belt Platinum Member

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    Actually this is a good thing...

    If you dig little it's easy to see why.

    Not to (ehrm) mention their litigation reasons....

    :rolleyes:
     
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    April 20, 2021, at 9:29 a.m. (Reuters) - Endeavor Group Holdings Inc, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), is aiming for a valuation of more than $10 billion in its U.S. initial public offering (IPO), in what will be its second shot at going public after a failed attempt in 2019.

    Source: https://money.usnews.com/investing/...eavor Group Holdings,a failed attempt in 2019.
     
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    Evaluation is a lot different then their revenue, likewise that's for all of Endeavor which includes talent and media agencies, but alas I was just talking about using Skeeda specificially
     
  16. Goomer White Belt

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    I see no issue with caps or limits on certain countries.
    In regards to nationale diversity, wouldn't such parameters be nothing but a benefit?

    I see no reason at all to think that the
    UFC wouldn't care about nationale diversity in the roster since that is so key to opening new markets, which is an obvious goal, but exactly what else should they be expected to do?

    They can only fill so many cards at a time, and they can't invest everywhere at once.

    I think this is something that is best to be left to develop organically by each country and it's fighters.

    Khabib put a previously unknown Dagestan on the map and undoubtedly spawned countless MMA programs there.

    Regardless of where you are from, if you have the potential and can prove yourself, then there is nothing the UFC will do to step in your way.

    If Ngannou can go through what he went through to make it to the top, then anyone can.




     
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    To be in the UFC you have to be the best so why should race matter?
     
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  18. CryptoCreep33 White Belt

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    They care about the money just like any business
     
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  19. Bearknuckle Black Belt

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    UFC is a publicly traded company, the only color they care about is green.
     
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