How can Karamu Usman boost his popularity?

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  1. Kim Jong Un

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    We all know Woodley was a champ who liked to play the heel and that worked for him, but the people are ready for a baby face now and maybe Usman can fill the role. Ben Askren has already set himself up to be the new villain nemesis, so it would make sense if Usman presented himself as the opposite of Askren. Instead of being a brash loudmouth he could speak very politely and ask Ben to please be more civil in the presence of the young children who might be watching at home. He could develop it into a persona not unlike this:

    <DisgustingHHH>

    He could also incorperate his Nigerian heritage into the persona and be called "The Nigerian Prince" and walk around with a crown like King Mo. But if he wanted to he could also develop it into a heel persona by mocking his opponents lack of wealth not unlike this:

    <{poor?}>

    Its basically foolproof
    <{imoyeah}>
     
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    Change his name to Marty?
     
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    He can always just be himself. Not everyone needs to be a jester.
     
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    Lol no.
     
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    His boring fights don't help
     
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    Throw a dolly at someone's vehicle?
     
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    Yeah, surely that'll boost his popularity.
     
  9. Mortal Wombat

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    He just became champ and is already more popular than when he wasn't. He keeps winning he will naturally gain more popularity. Not everyone needs to be a clown.
     
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    Go to pressers, talk a lot of bullshit and make yourself look retarded to please the casuals, have a dumb accent and dress in women tight clothes. It worked for some Irish manlet, should work for Usman.

    Oh wait, UFC only gave Colin the biggest push in the history of MMA.
     
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    You just wanted to use those pictures...
    but to answer your question, he can keep kicking ass and more often and more brutal. That's how you get more popular

    That's how Cerrone and Bendo got popular because they fights so often.
    That's how Uriah Hall got noticed because his KOs were so violent.

    Keep winning and fighting often. Don't even have to win, just be violent.

    <{JustBleed}>
     
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    Boob job and Dancing with the Stars
     
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    Not being Tyron Woodley should work just fine.
     
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    Show up to pressers in this
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    Actually his post fight interview was pretty good and humble. Maybe just clean up the repeated F Bombs while holding his baby girl.

    But hey...parent how you want to parent.
     
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    Dye his skin white and start saying a bunch of stupid shit loudly. America likes a cocky fuck as long as he's white.
     
  17. Kim Jong Un

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    GSP was able to get around that by being a fine gentleman. Alternatively he could deride the public for their lack of appreciation for the fine art of his style.
     
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    GSP had Canada

    Nebraska doesn't care about Usman
     
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    Get plenty of finishes via smooth ass KOs

    It's what everyone wants. Even the elitist who think they like grinding until he goes soft
     
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    The problem is that would be a large monetary investment and there could be potential health complications. Im not even sure we have perfected the science of skin whitening and it could take years to achieve the desired results. Think about how it takes countless sessions to remove a small tattoo from you skin, it would probably take much longer to do your entire skin. That is a large investment of both time and resources that might not even return results. Another problem is that all of his Nigerian fans would not like it because he would look less like them. This would ruin his chances to capture the Nigerian market and also make it more difficult to adopt the Nigerian prince persona I mentioned earlier. Another problem with this is that if he says foolish things and speaks loudly it will undermine any chance he has of being a babyface and he will basically end up being kinda like the guy before him and kinda like one of his main rivals Ben Askren. Speaking of Ben Askren I think that no matter how white he was able to make his skin it wouldnt be whiter than Ben's, and he also probably couldnt be as loud, cocky and say as many dumb things as Ben. He would be shooting himself in the toe with this strategy imo.
     

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