If Rousey retires, McGregor loses again, UFC's in trouble

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  1. Trifick

    Trifick Brown Belt

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    Could be heading to that slump that UFC is bound to have every couple years. It's coming fast. Jones is probably out for two years. Damn.
     
  2. Ruthless_RL

    Ruthless_RL Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    I don't give a damn about it.
    I'm not a new owner
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  3. ortizgnp

    ortizgnp Original Vince Belt

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    In trouble? Please..

     
  4. touchedbyjab

    touchedbyjab Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    UFC is dying.
     
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    UFC was fine before them, they'll be fine without them. With all these younger fighters coming in there's bound to be a standout.
     
  6. The Big Bang

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    This is sooo analogous to people who fucking bitched and cried about boxing being "dead" due to the Floyd vs Pac fight.

    Boxing isn't a "mainstream" sport, and guess what, it's doing VERY GOOD right now.

    ...therefore, mainstream fans can kick fucking rocks.

    And of course, that's akin to the UFC, in that the UFC is a niche "sport" that shouldn't be aimed towards casual viewers.

    ...as casual viewers aren't the ones who keep coming back, but REAL fans can only put up with so much hype train bullshit before they start to feel soured.
     
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    4 billion troubles. Anyway it's not too hard just bring in a WWE import on an extemption again
     
  8. Magx951

    Magx951 Banned Banned

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    Another "UFC is dying" thread huh?
     
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    I can tell you just started watching UFC. Since your new, let me explain a few things to you.

    Although it's going to be hard to swing off McGregors nuts after two losses, hang in there. Everyone loses, and the UFC doesn't ride on any single fighters back. There will always be new superstars.

    There are fights almost every week now (I know it's hard to watch fights when your so far up Connies butthole, it's dark in there). You might think UFC is dying since the first PPV you ever watched without McGregor was UFC 200. Wasn't a good card for casuals.

    You've probably never heard of him but Anderson Silva was a massive star and people were saying the same thing after his first two losses. Anyways, hang in there transparent belt.
     
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  10. Rick Derris

    Rick Derris Purple Belt

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    the one thing this sport has over all the others is the quickness with which a star can emerge. One spectacular KO, or heated rivalry rematch and the UFC is back to breaking records.
     
  11. Abazzdeboom

    Abazzdeboom Legend in the making

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    You mean that if RR retires and Conor lose, you stop watching ?
    I like Conor but another loss won't stop my love for MMA
     
  12. Emjay

    Emjay And again and again and again and ag.. zzzzzzzz

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    You're still going to watch every event TS
     
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    zxyss25 Brown Belt

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    last time i checked, these fighters were still under UFC contracts

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    ill still watch
     
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  14. TrainInVain

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    UFC ain't gonna miss a beat with great fights. Might hurt potential earnings a lil bit but I'm not an owner so don't care.
     
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    I agree.

    Don't know if you agree with me on this one, but it's a bloodsport--in essence. It doesn't need to be a mainstream sport. It can live on PPV and cable channels and adults can sit at the venues. I love it, but this sport is not kicking balls or throwing them or running really fast. It's deliberately smashing someone's head so your head doesn't get smashed. It's reveling at the sight of an unconscious human being. It will never be truly mainstream--and that's fine. It's for true fans. It will survive.
     
  16. Spiderbite

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    Beyond the fact none of us are owners, UFC isn't even a publicly traded company, so these "shareholder" threads are pointless.
     
  17. AliBagaooteenov

    AliBagaooteenov Imagine a Prime Yoel Romero Poundin yo Old Lady Banned

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    I know people say UFC is fine without Mcgregor but there never was a Mcgrefor like fighter in MMA before.
     
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    The sport already has its savior.

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  19. The Big Bang

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    Yes.

    True fans tend to root for true fighters.

    Hype trains come and go, just as their fans do.
     
  20. MuyThaiElbows

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    There was the UFC before Conor and Ronda.
     
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