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Does the UFC Even Censor On-Screen Pop Up Tweets?

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  1. Zebra Cheeks 2 Cheeks And A Soda Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Pretty hilarious, Ike Vallie Flagg was able to sneak this bad boy through. I wonder what other gems we’ve gotten on screen

    Seems silly to allow these when it’s clearly not a priority to make the content important.
     
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  2. 13Seconds Gold Belt

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    Damn i did not know that. Did some quick google research and found some gnarly shit.

    Brb im about to get on the weird part of Youtube again
     
  3. EndlessCritic Steel Belt

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    Still more insightful than the banal garbage they post from Aaron Bronstetter.
     
  4. El Fernas Gold Belt

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    LOL, hate those twitter posts, a lot of time its just generic "10-9 whoever" from guys i have no idea who they are.

    Or the stupid post from The Rock like "no time to watch the UFC, im going to the gym", something along the lines of that, like, really? Rich guy who works out for hours probably daily doesnt have a screen on his mansion gym?? And well, even if he doesnt have one to avoid distractions, why post that you are NOT watching the UFC just for clout chasing or something?
     
  5. GrantB13 Red Belt

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    Apparently not. There have been some terrible ones. I personally liked the "Walk off KO" tweet of Lewis on Blaydes. Yeah. That was totally a walk off....
     
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  6. Zebra Cheeks 2 Cheeks And A Soda Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Sometimes I like the scoring ones, cause sometimes I want to know how other people saw a close round. However, the commentating team always stops whatever conversation they are on to address it and argue whether it’s right/wrong. Which I don’t really need. I’d rather they just keep covering the fight
     
  7. 13Seconds Gold Belt

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    As for the mid fight tweets, i thought it was a thing for crowdless events only but they are doing it for the PPV's too so it seems like they are sticking with it. It's honestly a bit fucking weird but not something i pay much attention to unless the commentators are reacting to the tweets, which happens sometimes.
     
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  8. Sweater of AV Gold Belt

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    The tweets are them fucking with those of us who already mute the commentary.
     
  9. TCE TCE = The Corona Effect Pink Belt

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    A Bjorn Rebney tweet from like 2016 was shown a couple of UFC events ago. I laughed pretty hard.
     
  10. Sticko Brown Belt

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    It totally was a walk off. Lewis just forgot to walk it off. Blaydes was deaded
     
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  11. Fraz WATP

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    We are the casuals compared to the Twitter commenters that's why they get screentime and "omg khabib is goat and saviour" doesn't
     
  12. Bowel-forged Stool Manlet belt Platinum Member

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    I like the tweets myself. It’s just cool to see what random fighters think
     
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    Who the fuck is that Ryan Frederick guy whose tweets always pop up? Dana's cousin?
     
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    He’s a self-proclaimed MMA journalist who covers the UFC for a pro wrestling web site. No clue how this guy’s tweets are always shown first, ahead of better established reporters and even fighters. Wouldn’t be shocked if you were right and he had some kind of inside connection.
     
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  15. WhosTheBoss Degenerate

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    They need to get rid of tweets. It’s 100% pointless and adds nothing.
    They need to stop censoring fighters. This isn’t North Korea.
    UFC should drop ESPN IMO , but sadly it helps “legitimize” the sport.
     
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  16. CerebralKnievel Gold Belt

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    Nothing more hilarious than a present day ignoramus who just awoke to the fact that obscene language has been censored on television since its inception, and likens it to their completely dim perception of a country ruled by a dictatorship.

    Yeah, man. You've suffered so much. Carry on, brother.
     
  17. WhosTheBoss Degenerate

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    If it’s a PPV, it should not be censored.
     
  18. Morning Star Silver Belt

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    Yeah I don't care for the tweets. I love Steve-O but I really don't give a shit what he thinks of the fights when I'm watching them. Gambling lines I'm ok with.
     
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  19. Sticko Brown Belt

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    These fights are not airing on cable TV, they're airing on ESPN+ which is a separate paid subscription.

    Last fight night they were not censoring single obscenities but entire sentences which made it impossible to tell what the athletes were talking about. It was too much.
     
  20. The J0ker Yellow Belt

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    The popup tweets are distracting and should go away, but I have to admit that Vallie Flagg’s was funny.

    Most of the time however it’s just braindead drivel from people no one cares about.
     

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