Does Bisping have the most star power of any champion not named McGregor?

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  1. MDWv2

    MDWv2 Yellow Belt

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    Seems as though he does since the UFC is trying to push him into the mainstream
     
  2. SenseiPeoples

    SenseiPeoples Blue Belt

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    Sure, Bisping contributed to one of the greatest highlights in MMA history

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    FlyingKimurabar Silver Belt

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    he's been fighting in this sport for 10 years and has never headlined a big card so.... I don't think he's ever got big numbers for any of his fights period.
     
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  4. CarlC

    CarlC Goals, Patience and Dicepline

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    Right now, probably.
    But I have a feeling (and hope) Joanna Violence is breaking out soon.
     
  5. Straightcross

    Straightcross Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Overeem soon
     
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    HIMBOB Steel Belt

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    Who would have guessed Bisping would go on to be so much more successful in the ufc than Hendo.
     
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    loisestrad Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    Ronda (assuming she becomes champ).
     
  8. 12ga.

    12ga. Silver Belt

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    He's gonna be the biggest star. He's a hell of a actor even better than the rock who makes like 30-50 mil a movie.
     
  9. thobra

    thobra Red Belt

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    He is probably a pretty big star. At least a top 5 UFC star.

    People always said he was mediocre, even if most hardcore fans knew he was great. Now, I think the mainstream audience also got their eyes on him.

    He is a great speaker, he is pretty funny, and likeable.
     
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    sadclown Banned Banned

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    I feel the need to qualify the sentence in red...

    a great speaker, when compared to most MMA fighters

    pretty funny, when compared to most MMA fighters

    likeable.... not even when compared to most MMA fighters
     
  11. aichokyu

    aichokyu Black Belt

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    Funny how perceptions differ. May I ask if you live in the UK?
    The perception I see a lot about him is him being mediocre and being champ through favoutable circonstances, with him ducking contenders (jacare and others) and most people expecting him to lose his belt sooner than later.
     
  12. Willy Lump Lump

    Willy Lump Lump Shaman Belt

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    Wanna say NO! Wtf! BUT MAYBE he does. I dunno, fuck who cares.

    I'd rather listen to Crooked i spit over Beiber.. who gives a fuck what the rest think.
     
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    thobra Red Belt

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    Since this is comparative to the rest of the UFC, I guess he is a good speaker and pretty funny...the likeable part.., I guess half like him and half don't. At least most have an opinion about him.
     
  14. thobra

    thobra Red Belt

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    No. Scandinavia.
    Sure, many believe he got the belt by accident, but I still think most guys accept him as a legit top five or at least top ten fighter now, and not mediocre. Before, only the guys that knew a little more about MMA would see his skills, and say he was a legit top ten fighter, while many others said he was mediocre.
     
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    YoungRonniecoleman Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Except he really wasn't that good before. He made significant improvements after losing to Rockhold tho, neo-Bisping started showing up in the C.B Dollaway fight and after. Silva still made mincemeat of his facial structure and concussed him badly.

    More than one great highlight
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  16. Hooliganx

    Hooliganx Green Belt

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    Define big card and as for numbers you're talking shite, there's a reason he's paid so much.

    Even when you lot proclaimed him 'the ultimate gatekeeper' he was still earning more in a year as any fighter not named GSP
     
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    Reem is about to be an exciting ass champ.

    Even if he loses his 1st defense, it'll be by exciting fashion for sure. Plus hes basically owned every belt in the sport besides pride. Even k1 wgp champ.
     

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