Fighters that have won you over?

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  1. Essie

    Essie hey all you cool cats and kittens Platinum Member

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    I never disliked Condit all that much but after he got the decision over Nick I really soured on him. Of course it's not his fault the decision went his way and I do think the fight was very close. All of that is beside the point. Hearing Condit's interviews recently and seeing how he reacted to what I thought was a terrible decision loss to Robbie has turned me into a fan. I am curious which fighters you used to dislike that you now call yourself a fan of?
     
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    Moose is slowly winning me over.
     
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    Mcgregor... I hated him but it only took him 13 seconds to make me a fan
     
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    I used to hate Chael because of all the shit he was talking. I just thought the wwe heel act belonged in the wwe.

    However, the whole act kind of grew on me a bit. I don't know if I'd say I'm a fan now, but I do kind of enjoy listening to his shit now.

    I'd also say Brock. I couldn't stand him when he first came in. He just seemed too damn cocky for a guy that had one pro fight. However, I kind of grew to appreciate the fact that a guy with limited skills and very little experience was able to win just based on his one skill set. It kind of brought me back to the old days.

    I was still rooting for Hunt against him, but I wasn't bothered by Brock winning either. The failed test doesn't bother me at all because I know that the majority of these guys are all on something.

    Last would be Dana. Not a fighter but I couldn't stand him before. Now I kind of appreciate everything he has done. Especially as I have gotten older.
     
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    It's better to find a new fighter to hate.
     
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    Bisping for sure. He used to grind my gears but ever since the eye injury he's grown on me. It's a constant reminder what these guys go through. My fat ass is watching on TV as he gets a detached retina and multiple surgeries to fix it / eye is permanently fucked up. He could have walked away then and been a star in England for life and you know he's just fine financially but he came back because he loves to fight and shit look at him now.

    What a soldier.
     
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    gotBooched maximus entertainus

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    Brock was definitely growing on me but with the steroids come fuck him
     
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    Bisping.

    Used to hate him like the rest of the world.

    After the Belfotrt fight, I felt pity for him after the retina thing and did some research. I saw the light.

    It happened in the past with Anderson Silva (he lost me again after the roiding issue).
     
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    Hendricks.

    I didn't care about him and it was fun watching Thompson beat him, but I had to re watch this dude fights to remember how good he was, and his fights with Condit, GSP and Lawler was crazy good. I actually used to like him, then I started to not care, and now I like him again. Too bad he doesn't take fighting like he used to these days.
     
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    Hated Bisping after the Matt Hammill fight, he came off as such a douche.

    Then i remebered that i can be a douche sometimes too..............so now i like him
     
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    Bisping. Those post Hammil fight comments pissed me off. But after he KO'd Rockhold I've enjoyed him being champ other than he should be fighting Jacare.
     
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    If my care for Hendricks were charted it would look like someone throwing a heavy rock from the side of a cliff. Started high, got higher and then plummeted. The Woodley fight or lack thereof ruined him for me.
     
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    Im not a fan of tito,i dont find his fights all that interesting,but he has a serious pair of brass balls on him that won my respect when he went 3 hard rounds with chuck in the 2nd fight and wouldnt quit trying to win after getting blasted all around the octagon,hell he even took chuck down.

    I didnt think much of kenny florian and he turned my opinion around of him.
     
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    Used to really dislike el cucuy but his fight style is too fan friendly.
     
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    Breaking One shall stand, and one shall fall.

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    Bisping.

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    I get it, when I first did like him was in his KO run, then the GSP fight happened and as a GSP fan I got a little mad at Hendricks, and started to not care. But re watching all those fights like I did made me feel bad for him, dude decline has been terrible, I just want him to get a win now.
     

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