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  1. Junior Cigano** Brown Belt

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    Sup guys, I'm seeing a lot of talk about guys like Renan Barao and Jose Aldo not getting paid and not being popular because they can't speak English. I think this is ridiculous, so I ask, does your favorite fighters speak English?

    A little bit.
     
  2. AssWhoopin The Mutt

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    I am gonna say No....MothaFucka!
     
  3. HIMBOB Steel Belt

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    Seeing you mentioned him, no, no he doesn't.


    If the UFC can't promote non english speakers it will never be properly international.
     
  4. joeyjoejoe Silver Belt

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    I don't think I ever heard Fedor speak a word of English.
     
  5. Edmond Rousey Blue Belt

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    Very selectively.

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  6. yookfarb Red Belt

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  7. campbecc Gold Belt

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    I don't really care if a fighter can speak English or where they are from I just care about how that fight.

    My favorite current fighter is Cowboy Cerrone and he's American. But if you mean ever: I've heard people say that Fedor can speak some English but he didn't in any of the interviews I've seen.
     
  8. SuperNerd Off Mode.

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    He's not gaining endorsements because he can't speak English. He's not gaining attention from casuals, which would raise his buys, which would raise his pay.

    Zuffa doesn't deduct money from non English speaking fighters.
     
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    I don't know, never heard him speak it before.
     
  10. Charlestonboy Blue Belt

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    Does khabib speak English well? I
    know he's done a fine job promoting himself.
     
  11. thomm030 Purple Belt

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    Yes they do albeit with a slight dialect.

    Gustafsson (Swedish accent)
    McGregor (Irish accent)
    Sonnen (Gangster from the mean streets of West Lynn, Oregon accent)
     
  12. Fight Professor Gold Belt

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    Fedor speaks some English but he most often choses not to.
     
  13. ManyJudgesGuess Blue Belt

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    i heally don't speak much ingles

    is normal
     
  14. Hans Gercmiov Titanium Belt

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    His English is normal.
     
  15. grecobjj Purple Belt

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    Yes....
    With an accent and a smirk
     
  16. KDNativeSon Green Belt

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    Yes, his accent has a certain riddum to it.
     
  17. JudoThrowFiasco Charming Quark Platinum Member

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    Bitch, Connor McGregor invented the english language. Its the real reason ireland and england are at war.


    On a serious note, McGregor is not my fav fighter and no Jose does not speak english.
     
  18. Zeroinnes White Belt

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    Condit: Yes.
    Werdum: He'll troll you in Portuguese, Spanish and English.
     
  19. Towelie by TKO The Continental Belt

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    It was really cool to watch JDS' english improve so much over the years. In Dana's vlog for JDS' debut against Werdum, Big Nog had to translate "Good Luck" for him. It was crazy seeing him doing press conferences with no translator just a few years later.
     
  20. KlNG Thank you for more post per page.....

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    Gus- Yes but with a handsome accent.

    Wand- His english is amazing..It's very fun to guess what he is saying...It's not bad but..yeah


    JDS-His english is amazingly good for a Brazilian citizen..
     

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