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Is it worth it for UFC to kill their credibility like that?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Koro_11, May 16, 2021.

  1. Koro_11 Gold Belt

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    When they blatantly misrepresent the MMA landscape by squeezing Conor into the LW rankings every chance they get.

    The guy has not won a fight in the weight division since Barrack Obama was president, let that sink in for a moment. Meanwhile according to UFC rankings he's the #6 LW.

    It was hilarious how many times they showed it last night, usually they would show you the top 10, or the top 5, but no last night they were showing you the top 6, and of course Conor just made the cut lol.

    I don't see how lying in this way will benefit them at all, the casuals are not gonna buy a McGregor fight because he happens to be ranked, they will buy it because it's McGregor.

    All they're really doing is looking ridiculous to the more knowledgeable fanbase, just blatant misrepresentation with no regard for credibility, and worst of all a bunch of idiots are about to try to justify it on this very thread.

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  2. Chomsky Honk Black Belt

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    UFC? Credibility???

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  3. Reach4theSky Playin' a riddim

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    The UFC can't let go of their golden goose. I guarantee if Conor was some non-english speaking foreigner he wouldn't be ranked. His money making ability makes invincible to any form of demotion..
     
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  4. loisestrad Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    Conor was champ 3 fights ago, and has only ever lost to Poirier (ranked #1) and Khabib (champ, in contention for GOAT P4P, and definitely GOAT 155).

    #6 seems reasonable. Don't cry. And of course they are promoting their by far biggest draw who has a fight coming up in a few weeks. Would be moronic and unprofessional not to.
     
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  5. FIGHTING TALK Banned Banned

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    Mcgregor is 3-3
    Ferguson 3-3
    Diaz 3-3
    Felder 3-3

    All good fighters, but this is the level they are at. Now compare that to the top 5 guys in the division and you begin to notice that to be considered great you have to continually win fights versus the best
     
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  6. FlyingDeathKick Silver Belt

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    His only win at 155 was in 2016 tho. He should have been removed based on inactivity alone.
     
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  7. FIGHTING TALK Banned Banned

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    For me it’s:

    1. Oliveira
    2. Poirier
    3. Gaethje
    4. Chandler
    5. Dariush
    6. Mcgregor
    7. Islam
    8. RDA
    9. Hooker
    10. Ferguson

    This is taking results, opponents and then performances into consideration. And having put more thought into this than is probsbly healthy I fail to see how anyone can really argue.
    Granted RDA is low and Islam is high but Dos Anjos is 2-4 whereas Islam has looked outrageously good albeit versus limited opposition.
     
  8. SKITZADACTYL Steel Belt

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    UFC BAD DANA BAD!!!


    dont even know why some of you come on here when you seem to hate the UFC and do nothing but whine about it lmao.
     
  9. GueseGuy Black Belt

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    Take it easy Dana you crybaby
     
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  10. SKITZADACTYL Steel Belt

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    says crybaby but didnt read the thread hes in loool
     
  11. Koro_11 Gold Belt

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    That's some heavy mental gymnastics you're performing.

    Brock Lesnar was champ 3 fights ago too, should he still be in the HW top 10?

    I'm not crying, I'm laughing at the levels of dishonesty people will stoop to just to be contrarian, confrontational, or whatever it is you're trying to be.
     
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  12. kflo Titanium Belt

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    Aww someone disagrees with a #6 ranking......let’s rage together people!!!!
     
  13. DevNull69 Green Belt

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    the Diaz fights should be considered 155.
    Anyone that thinks Conman could seriously fight at 170 is delusional
     
  14. kflo Titanium Belt

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    What’s so dishonest about thinking conor is a top 10 lw? It’s comical that this upsets you so.
     
  15. Koro_11 Gold Belt

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    You're coming from the same angle as the other idiot lol.

    Ya bro I'm upset cause I posted this, and you're upset because you're replied, and now we're both upset... let's just talk about how upset we are to divert the attention from the actual point that you're unable to win. Tell me again how upset I am.

    <Fedor23>
     
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  16. GrantB13 Red Belt

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    Favoritism gonna favoritism
     
  17. capnlarge Silver Belt

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    I mean he's either gonna fight top 10 LW and win/lose or get bumped eventually for not fighting. So, we will get an accurate reading on Conor.

    Alexander Gustafsson was ranked #2 for years mainly for having close losses to Jon Jones and DC. So, I think the UFC considers losing in title fights to be an accomplishment.
     
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  18. kflo Titanium Belt

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    I’m not upset at all. I think your rage is misguided and stupid. Mickey Garcia is 1-1 at WW in boxing. He’s ranked like 2 and 3 in different sanctioning bodies. Most of his credentials are at fw and lw. No one gives a fuck because they think he’s a top ww now that that’s the division he’s fighting at. It’s why he got a title shot his first fight in the division, where he lost, and why he was still a top ww when he was a 0-1 ww.

    feel free to rage about the idea some consider conor a top 10 lw, the division he’s in, where he’s fighting the #1 contender soon in a pretty even odds fight.
     
  19. Law Talkin’ Guy The Worm

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    The Obama administration. Yup, that was a while ago.
     
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  20. Only Here for Attachments Boomer Lives Matter

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    Says the guy who does nothing but whine about the whining
     
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