Is Rousey VS Cyborg MMA's Mayweather VS Pacquiao?

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  1. Takamine86

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    Rousey VS Cyborg is probably the #1 fight everyone wants to see in MMA. They both have fans split on who is dodging who. They both have steroid allegations.
     
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    It's WMMA's Floyd vs. Pacman.

    WMMA's.
     
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    Maybe for WMMA. MMA's Floyd vs Many was GSP vs Anderson
     
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    Thread over.
     
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    I dunno man, I think Rousey Cyborg could do PPV numbers even some of the top men in MMA couldn't do. It could potentially be MMA's biggest PPV if they can make it.
     
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    agreed. Today though, I think it may be Rousey Cyborg.
     
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    Without a GSP or Brock come back with Conor/Ronda on the card, nothing is coming close to UFC 100. No one even knows Cyborg and Ronda doesn't sell like GSP/Brock did
     
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    I disagree, because i don't think that is the biggest fight in MMA right now
     
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    It might spike a little with the hardcores, but it's not like Cyborg will double Ronda's number or something. Ronda is the draw.

    As far as big numbers, it depends on what you mean. If we're talking all history, Ronda still hasn't topped GSP or Brock's numbers (yet). If we're talking the current landscape, Conor vs. Aldo might do more than Ronda vs. Cyborg, since Conor seems to have done a crazy number even with a replacement fight.

    Anyway none of this should be compared to Floyd/Pacman if you're just talking numbers. MMA ain't touching anywhere near that crazy 4.4 million they did, not for a long time anyway.

    Don't get me wrong though, I'm Team Honda, I hope her star keeps growing. Same with McGregoat.
     
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    So what fight do you believe would do better numbers than Rousey Cyborg?
     
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    Yea, I don't see anyone topping Brock. Because he tapped into a demographic that normally doesn't buy PPVs for MMA. He brought over the Wrestling entertainment fans and of course MMA fans tuned in.

    But Maybe, Conor or Ronda could take 2nd place after Brock's PPV
     
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    Of course it won't come close to Mayweather/Pac numbers. But in terms of being the #1 fight MMA fans want to see, I'm thinking that fight may be Rousey/Cyborg. I could be wrong though. It is also a fight where 2 fighters are clearly the best in the sport but the fight isn't being made and fans on both sides are accusing one fighter dodging the other.
     
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    Conor vs Aldo would likely crush it. Jones or GSP come back could too. Cyborg isn't going to spike Ronda's numbers and she has yet to sell as well as Anderson, Conor, GSP or even Jones top cards
     
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    It's definitely up there. I think Conor/Aldo would do a bigger number, but I could be wrong too.
     
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    It wasn't just Brock, it was the UFCs second biggest draw in UFC history (or biggest if you count all PPVs) GSP on UFC 100 too. The UFC has no one to compete with a PPV team of GSP and Brock.

    Maybe they could take second.
     
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    I think Cyborg would spike Ronda's numbers. When great champions face an opponent where fans think they could actually lose, there is usually a jump in the numbers.
     
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    Of course GSP helped since he was on the UFC100 card and already a draw himself. But he wasn't the draw Brock was. Brock was averaging over a million buys on a couple cards without GSP.
     
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    Yeah i know and GSP was averaging about 800k. Thats my point. No one in the UFC is pulling that today so the UFC doesn't have the fighters to compete with GSP/Brock on the same card at UFC 100. Maybe Conor can, but he has only done it once
     
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    both have steroid allegations?? you what??


    Cyborg was clearly busted

    hardly anyone has ever accused Ronda of anything like that
     
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    Floyd and pacman have actually legit skills. Ronda is just a manufactured product over hyped by Dana while being fed mediocre competition.
     

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