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Has any non-title fight not involving Conor had this much hype?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by winkydinks, Jan 14, 2020.

  1. winkydinks Banned Banned

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    Ready for 246 to be over just so people can shut up about a McGregor fight against a guy who doesn’t even have a serious chance of getting a belt. It’s not even a “big return”. The dude hasn’t fought in 15 months, which isn’t that long of an absence compared to what some fighters take.

    But seriously, I can’t remember any non-title bout that hasn’t included Conor that scratches the surface. Frankly, only a few title bouts have as well.
     
  2. WhoWalksWithFergus Blue Belt

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    Maybe Brock/Overeem.
     
  3. Huligani Number One Bullshit

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    Nate Diaz 2

    Whoops that says not involving Conor, then of course not.
     
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    Masvidal vs Diaz
    Silva vs Diaz
     
  5. Sweater of AV Gold Belt

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    Don't have to go too far back to find one.

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  6. SoberAwakening Red Belt

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    There's not that much hype around this imo. I live in Vegas, and a lot of people don't even realize McGregor is back. At least on the casual side of the house.
     
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    No not in mma
     
  8. dildos Titanium Belt

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    It doesn’t feel like there is a lot of hype for this fight.
     
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    Rampage/Rashad?
     
  10. sdpdude9 Red Belt

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    I haven’t seen or heard much buzz about this fight actually. Seems to be rather quiet, especially for a Conor fight week.
     
  11. waldywaldy lol motherfuckers

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    What hype?
     
  12. AmericanMMA Brown Belt

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    Say what you will about Conor, and I likely won't disagree with you, but you have to admit one thing the guy does well is generate hype.
     
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    I feel like it's more Sherdog hype than real world hype for this fight.
     
  14. johncola Banned Banned

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    No. Here are the biggest non-Conor non-title fights in UFC history, in no particular order:

    Brock/Reem
    Brock/Mir 1
    Brock/Herring
    Brock/Hunto
    Rampage/Rashad
    Anderson/Nick
    Diaz/Masvidal
    Chuck/Tito 1
    Chuck/Wand
    Chuck/Shogun
    Chuck/Rich
    Ken/Tito 2
    Hughes/Gracie
    Anderson/Forrest
    Anderson/Stephan
    Punk/Gall (it's up there, as much as I hate to say it)

    The boldest fights are the biggest imo. And they pale in hype in comparison to this fight.
     
  15. AmericanMMA Brown Belt

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    That is fair. Sherdog hypes the shit out of any remotely big fight though lol

    Fedor crushing a can sends this place into a frenzy
     
  16. HUGHPHUG ALL CAPS YO

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    Fights is in a few days, other than some MMA websites I dont see anyone else really caring
     
  17. AmericanMMA Brown Belt

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    Pretty good list you have here. I'd add Vitor/Rich. I was hyped to see Vitor back in the UFC. That might've just been me though.
     
  18. MitMcl Black Belt

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    There’s no hype where I live.
     
  19. Rum Champion of Champions

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    What hype?
     
  20. SKYNET Infrared Belt Platinum Member

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    I think the holidays might have been a bit rough on you because it's only been about 8 or 9 weeks...
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