Is the UFC testing your fanhood?

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  1. SKWERT

    SKWERT White Belt

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    Between the over-saturation of fight cards, fighters pulling out of fights like never before, the signing of CM Punk, the PPV price raise after we were told there would be no more, the Reebok deal screwing fighters out of sponsors, the major lawsuit, and this whole Jon Jones debacle and possible cover up, its safe to say that it has been an interesting time for the UFC.

    For me it definitely is testing my fanhood. I WANT TO LOVE THE SPORT LIKE I USED TO, but I can't. I find myself only interested in the big and kinda big fights. I've learned to take everything Dana says with a grain of salt. Literally everything. And times is hard man why they gotta go and hurt my pockets more?!

    I definitely don't automatically watch because its a UFC event anymore. I miss the old days :icon_cry2
     
  2. Hans Gercmiov

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  3. SKWERT

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    Word.
     
  4. Megatronlee

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    No. Wtf is this?
     
  5. Jin Akutsu

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    No. But it regardless is disappointing seeing champions or former champions only go 19% or 70%.
     
  6. FightsFTW

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    I'm still a fan, but the legitimacy of the UFC is being tainted for sure, undeserved title shots, signings and overall decisions that have been going on lately are fucking ridiculous.
     
  7. Char Jawz

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    Yup to his nope.
     
  8. epathebay

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    Love the fighters hate the organization
     
  9. AppliedScience

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    Maybe look at it this way:
    Some people consider boxing the greatest sport ever,
    but detest the "business side" of it.

    You can be a fan of MMA and appreciate the fighters
    while still opposing the policies of the UFC, NAC, etc.

    Despite what some regular posters think, MMA is not
    synonymous with UFC.
     
  10. Dart Feld

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    If they did then they'd find my interest to entertainment levels are low.
     
  11. Drogon

    Drogon Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    At times yes. Most recently it was the ufc 182 prelims in Canada. I pay for fightpass and was told I could not watch the prelims until after 10pm due to broadcast restrictions.

    But I got over that and just cancelled my subscription and downloaded the prelims anyways. Fightpass really needs some work if they want it to be better then the free stuff that's out there.
     
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  14. Baba Ghanoush

    Baba Ghanoush Black Belt

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    No. Only shertards are shaken by the TMZ drama. This is their Miley Cyrus twerking moment.
     
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    Yes! I don't feel like I am watching the big show like I used to. Dana White: One of the problems with boxing is there is too many weight classes, look how many they have added and plans to add more. Dana White: This isn't really one of those country vs country sports people in America will cheer for GSP and Canadians will cheer for Anderson Silva yet their main thing now is to stack cards with locals and put just a couple good fights on ppv sometimes just 1. I don't have the excitement for fights like I used to. I have learned that the UFC is operated as a popularity contest and not as a sport about who is the best in the world. I remember Dana also saying in boxing it is all about how much money can we all put in our pockets right now yet the UFC seems to be all about that right now. I just cant handle the playing of favorites, the lower talent level and the oversaturated cards and too many shows
     
  17. robjenkins2

    robjenkins2 Gold Belt

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    No but I cannot stand most of the fans and the media and how negative everything is all the time. It's sickening and depressing, everyone acting all PC all the time.
     
  18. Jermei

    Jermei Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    No. I love mma, hate the ufc so, love/hate... wish Pride was still around.
     
  19. punky brewster

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    They're testing my fanhood's testosterone levels.
     
  20. Pr0digy

    Pr0digy I Feed Keys to Retards (⌐■_■)

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    No, the sport is great like this.
     

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