How Can The UFC find more heavyweights?

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  1. Garnet_StrongerThanYou Black Belt

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    I think last night's heavyweight fight showed that top 5 heavyweights just aren't what they used to be.

    With Overeem and JDS aged out. Cain Velasquez and Brock long gone.

    We have a Heavyweight division with like 3-4 great guys and not much else.

    Ngannou, Gane, Stipe, Blaydes.......

    ......

    Is this a money issue? Because there was less money in MMA back in the day and There was Heavyweight competition in the UFC, in Pride, in Strikeforce, etc.

    I can't say Bellator has any good ones either. Or ONE.
     
  2. Dantès Yellow Belt

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  3. Druken_Vovchanchyn Brown Belt

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    pay them wAY more money and get some of the Big time talent
     
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  4. Reileyb Blue Belt

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    What the two guys above me said, HW was at it's best when we had roided up monsters.
     
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    Go to the all you can eat buffet and have impromptu Contender Series matches right there in the restaurant
     
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    Stop getting outbid by Vince McMahon
     
  7. Kinku Brown Belt

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    For the bigger guys I'm sure they can get paid more in other ventures than fighting
     
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    They could have maybe got Steveson but they blundered that.
     
  9. Tchernobog Brown Belt

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    They're all in professional sports making way more money than they ever would fighting
     
  10. snugglecakes Brown Belt

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    Because manlet weight classes don’t have nfl, nba, wwe, etc as other far more lucrative options … but heavyweights do
     
  11. Bangkok ready d1 Banned Banned

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    Heavyweight was always shit, the division we have now is the best in a long time. Cain hw ere was nothing special get your nostalgia glasses off
     
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  12. Tapatio So hawt

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    I dont know....who wants to join up for an opportunity and not a career and get paid like shit
     
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    Legalizing makes no difference. If they aren't smart enough to find away around they aren't in the UFC
     
  14. ProPROpro Purple Belt

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    They have to start paying more
     
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    offer more money then wwe/aew/tna
     
  16. SithJiuJitsu Banned Banned

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    Pay people more
     
  17. SithJiuJitsu Banned Banned

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    When Jon Jones wins the intergender heavyweight belt
     
  18. SirRealKiller SOOTHSAYER

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    You have to pay enough for these types of athletes to not want to be in AEW or WWE or the NFL. They can't beat NFL money for the big-time players but there are a lot of great athletic big guys making league minimum because they're just not good enough at football. They can get those kinds of guys.
     
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    HWs dont have little man syndrome.... its a tough sell for all the manlets watching who wanna be alphas deep down
     
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    Ditch the 265 cut off
     

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