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Has there ever been a "bad" UFC Bantamweight Title fight?

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  1. RockyLockridge

    RockyLockridge Red Belt

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    I was just thinking recently about the best and worst title fights in any division, And I Had come to the realization that bantamweight doesn't really have a snoozer title fight. Here's the list

    Cruz vs Faber II
    Cruz vs Johnson
    Barao vs Faber
    Barao vs wineland
    Barao vs McDonald
    Barao vs Faber II
    Dillashaw vs Barao
    Dillashaw vs Soto
    Dillashaw vs Barao II
    Cruz vs dillashaw
    Cruz vs Garbrandt
    Garbrandt vs Dillashaw


    Would you call any of these "Bad" fights? Which one would you say was the worst?
     
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    XThe GreatestX Silver Belt

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    Cruz johnson wasn’t exactly thrilling.

    Neither was tj vs soto
     
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    No, doesn't look like it
     
  4. RockyLockridge

    RockyLockridge Red Belt

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    I actually thought TJ vs soto was great and Soto seemed to be pretty well prepared. I thought it was an interesting fight with a great finish.
     
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    Wizzlebiz Wizzlebiz is the Wizziest

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    Tj soto worst by far.

    Cruz vs tj best imo.

    But yep you seem to be right. None sucked.
     
  6. Tito’s Juice Box

    Tito’s Juice Box I’m That Crackah

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    "They all sucked because they were all manlets."
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    Dbreiden83080 Danger Zone

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    I didn’t like their last fight. I was hoping we were going to get a war. It ended way too quickly. Some people around here are in love with those quick knockouts. For me I enjoy the drama of a fight building over a long contest.
     
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    liljuey Purple Belt

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    My favorite BW title fight is Barao/Dillashaw 1 and least favorite is cruz/johnson.

    Barao/Dillashaw was a shocking upset and pretty good assbeating.

    Cruz/Johnson had it's moments, but pretty ho-hum for me
     
  9. Only Here for Attachments

    Only Here for Attachments Free from the yellow once again!

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    Figures that DJ is a part of the most boring BW title match <45>
     
  10. EndlessCritic

    EndlessCritic Gold Belt

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    Barao/Faber 1 was boring and uncompetitive. Faber was never in it.
     
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    Guy LeDouche Purple Belt

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    Dillashaw VS Soto was lame
     
  12. RustyShacleford

    RustyShacleford Blue Belt

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    You missed Cruz vs Faber III, which was pretty dull. But everything involving Barao, TJ, or Cody "No Dad" has been great.
     
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    LargeMammal Purple Belt

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    I agree with you when it comes to a long, competitive fight. I get so invested in a gruelling back-and-forth. And I really appreciate a fighter in deep water displaying true heart.

    But for you to say that you didn't like TJ/Garbrandt... I'm sorry but I have to assume you're either a TJ hater or a Garbrandt fanboy... I have to say I suspect it's the first one. You cannot claim that TJ hasn't grafted, both his wins over Renan (previously considered p4p top 10 in the sport) came in championship rounds. For me, it's a joy to watch TJ fight and I haven't found any of his fights disappointing in the slightest.
     
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    TRUS8888 Blue Belt

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    Cruz/Faber III was absolute shit.
    After Faber got touched he was tentative and never looked competitive nor did he take any damage.
     
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    If those are the worst, that's pretty fucking good. 2 above average fights entertainmentwise. Badass
     
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    Dbreiden83080 Danger Zone

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    I respect TJ. I just wanted a better fight between the two of them. But if he goes out and dominates and wins early again then congratulations. I just thought it was a really close match up and we should get a back-and-forth contest. But if the chins don’t hold up they don’t hold up.
     
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  17. Afrikan

    Afrikan Brown Belt

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    figures that a Mighty Mouse hater would be speaking out of his arse..

    if you watched that fight, DJ was outstriking DOM. Dom just used his size to fall on top of him.
     
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    I thought the Barao-Wineland fight was stopped a bit prematurely.
     
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    King in the North Brown Belt

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    Faber-Barao II because of this horse shit. Barao asked him to stop the fight, and he did, because he’s Herb Dean.

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  20. SKITZADACTYL

    SKITZADACTYL Gold Belt

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    people will say cruz fights but i love watching cruz, BW GOAT.
     
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