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Edson Barboza and Brazilians

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  1. Warrior99 Orange Belt

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    There's something I'm confused about. Edson Barboza represents Brazil but he seems to be getting no love from the Brazilian crowd, he got boo'd last night at the weigh-in and he got boo'd tonight, is there a reason for this?
     
  2. beefcake180 Aces Wild

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    Seemed they were booing cause he chose to answer the questions in english. Doesn't explain the weigh ins but I didn't watch em so couldn't answer that part for ya.
     
  3. dAnK00 Orange Belt

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    I thought he was getting booed because he was speaking english first. Not Portuguese
     
  4. Senor Jose Red Belt

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    i lot of people like martins
     
  5. iLikeBirds Blue Belt

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    Yep, there's a reason

    He's from Rio de Janeiro
    Lucas Martins from Sao Paulo

    :p
     
  6. SC1221 Green Belt

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    At the weigh-ins there was a lot of fans in the audience for Martins so maybe that's why he was booed yesterday. I think he was booed initially after he won because he was speaking in English to Anik. They applauded him after he spoke in Portuguese and thanked the fans.
     
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    He was booed after his victory during his interviewed where he spoke in English, but then at the end he switched to Portuguese saying he loved everyone and then was cheered. You do what you gotta do.

    Also Martins looked like he had no penis, I mean it was just flat there. Barboza had a visible protrusion. Maybe there was a no-penis bias.
     
  8. eatthisjerry Brown Belt

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    It has nothing to do with it.
    He was booed because he didn't speak Portuguese.
     
  9. IlFenomenoVero Purple Belt

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    Speaking English at the post fight may have had something to do with it
     
  10. Appylion Brown Belt

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    Barboza is back !!
    crazy fight
     
  11. PabloZed Brown Belt

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    Don't know if the crowd knew, but Barboza also trains with Edgar and is helping him prep for Aldo. That might be treason in Amazonia.
     
  12. rac2 Black Belt

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    at the weigh ins he didn't speak at all.

    that was the legitimate reason; i mean, him being from rio.
     
  13. iamdissapoint** Purple Belt

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    Hahahhahahahaha people from Sao Paulo hating on Barboza

    Jeez, thats so pitiful. Makes me feel stupid for being brazillian
     
  14. SPL1FF Brown Belt

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    this sounds good to me.
     
  15. Sam9104 Blue Belt

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    Hm, I though it was because he's training with Edgar. :/
     
  16. 610man Yellow Belt

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    Yeah. he's fighting another Brazilian guy. I'm assuming the majority of the crowd got behind Martins.
     
  17. Codpiece Not afraid to care

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    Thanks for sussing out the wiener situation for me, thought it may have been a penis envy thing.
     
  18. eatthisjerry Brown Belt

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    Different attendances.
    Also I can guarantee S
     
  19. GG Blue Belt

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    The guy has a solid argument of why he was booed at the weigh ins, right after finish and during the post-fight speech. Your bad argument would only explain the post-fight speech. This makes your response look quite dumb.
     
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    that's what i thought, also...
     

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