How can the people who work for the UFC not know anything about the fighters or fights?

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  1. phatron

    phatron Black Belt

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    On the UFC rankings they have Nate #4 LW

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    On fight pass they have Nate v Conor listed as a WW Title Fight and Nate being #4 WW

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  2. LilNubi

    LilNubi Brown Belt

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    You think the website is run by Dana and the Fertitas? It's just an oversight by some IT intern.
     
  3. Leroy Jenkins

    Leroy Jenkins Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    UFC is making the excuse that Nate Diaz is a WW...It's so obvious at this point that is pathetic.


    UFC is shady as fuck.
     
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  4. phatron

    phatron Black Belt

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    No smarty pants. But it seems like it would be pretty easy to find an IT guy that watches the fights and knows what he's typing....
     
  5. joeyjoejoe

    joeyjoejoe Silver Belt

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    Almost seems like it's run by a small group of people who don't really give a fuck.
     
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    nostradumbass Steel Belt

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    Didn't know Reebok does IT now.
     
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    dipstickjimmy Black Belt

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    I was trying to think of something smart ass to say but this wins^
     
  8. laleggenda27

    laleggenda27 Brown Belt

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    Mistakes happen. To me, a far more egregious error is the idea that Nate is ranked the #4 LW. The guy got dominated in 3 of his last 5 LW fights. Wins over Michael Johnson and a FW don't support such a ranking.
     
  9. MrDoctor

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    It could be one of two things, 1 is the UFC is trying to cover their tracks, if Nate wins then Conor lost to a high ranked fighter two weight classes above his own. 2 whoever put that stuff together doesn't watch UFC and didn't notice or care about the error. UFC employees not watching the product is a more likely scenario but I wouldn't put it past the UFC to try and cover up for Conor.
     
  10. lob

    lob Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    No shit. For only the reason to remember how many times Mc Gregor has tapped, yesterday l was on his wikipedia page. No shit they have him listed as as a WW fighter also. Hmmmm me thinks??
    Lets see?
    Could it be?
    No...
    Okay now I get it, Conor mc Gregor and his fan base are the kids everyone ferkin hates when they were at school..

    Now I'm pretty sure that's why they are listed as WW..?

    Plus nate beat some fuckyard on the pound for pound list..

    Not sure. You are. The black belt. Educate me 101
     
  11. Rittsy

    Rittsy Red Belt

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    Rankings are done by media. Very few 'legit' MMA sites participate. It's all coolMMAblog.com or similar.

    The Welterweight thing is...the fight is at Welterweight. 170 is Welterweight even if you're not a natural 170. The title fight thing is that nobody has bothered to fix it.
     
  12. Dana_is_your_GOD

    Dana_is_your_GOD Banned Banned

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  13. Bingo

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    They also have Pettis ranked as the #7 featherweight ..... It's a joke
     
  14. BJ@LW&WW

    [email protected]&WW Gold Belt

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    the rankings are not generated by the ufc.

    and really, to have nate highly ranked at lw is not that far fetched..
     
  15. Dana_is_your_GOD

    Dana_is_your_GOD Banned Banned

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    They pay the web staff almost as much as low tier fighters. Because who gives a fuck about accuracy or fairness.
     
  16. BJ@LW&WW

    [email protected]&WW Gold Belt

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    ? i donno what youre talking about.
     
  17. phatron

    phatron Black Belt

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    You completely missed the whole point. I am completely aware that the journalists do the rankings. This has nothing to do with that.

    Their rankings site has him him #4 LIGHTWEIGHT.

    The fight pass site has him #4 WELTERWEIGHT in a TITLE FIGHT at WELTERWEIGHT against Conor.

    Do you see the problems now? I mean they were already spelled out in the OP....but maybe bolding and underlining the major points will help you.
     
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    yeah it did
     
  19. IamStryker

    IamStryker Silver Belt

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    It's to keep up the stupid façade that Conor is fighting two weight classes up, when instead he is fighting a LW fighter at 170. Both of these fights should have been at 155 to start with for crying out loud.
     
  20. Sgt Smith

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    Or at least a neckbeard that verifies the data prior to entering it.
     

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