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Mcgregor Will Surpass GSP In Popularity

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  1. Kingfarthur Purple Belt

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    I decided to turn on the radio today for a few minutes to listen to the Jim Rome show. I only heard 10 minutes, but almost the entire time was spent talking about Mcgregor and his antics the previous night. Jim nailed it, and it was unbelievable hearing him talk about Siver and Aldo's 9 title defenses.

    For people who don't know, Jim Rome has the most popular sports talk radio show in the country with the possible exception of Dan Patrick. In the six years that I've been listening to him, he has talked less and less about MMA and the UFC, and in the last few years he never talked about it, except maybe when Silva broke his leg. Now, Jim is wrapping about free FS1 fight night cards for entire segments. Why? Conor Mcgregor.

    I believe that Conor will become the champion, dominate for years, hold two belts, and surpass GSP in popularity.

    I believe his world title fight against Aldo will surpass 750K views.

    I think he is by far the most marketable star and unique fighter the MMA world has ever seen. The Mcgregor era has begun.
     
  2. mma midwest fan Purple Belt

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    If he keeps winning, sure.
     
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    Not that I disagree with anything mentioned, but yeah.

    Conor McGregor is a star. Media wants to talk stars. Not just guys guys who hold belts.

    Ireland doesn't have PPV. If they did, yeah, he'd be bigger than GSP in a much more measurable way. But yeah, he very well might be.
     
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    no hes a manlet
     
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    He will be our Hulk Hogan.

    ConorMania is running wild, brother!
     
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    Jim Rome has tiny, creepy little child hands.

    He is also a tiny, creepy little man.

    Here, watch him get his ass kicked by some guy who was being a douche to.

    [YT]57W05-oopNA[/YT]
     
  7. prikoke Brown Belt

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    If he becomes champ, yes.
     
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    He already has.
     
  9. SuperNerd Off Mode.

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    Probably.
     
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    I doubt it, Canada has roughly seven times the population of Ireland.
     
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    Nope

    Not even close
     
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    This thread is the MMA/UFC bubble in a nutshell.
     
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    YES! I actually like to listen to him sometimes but totally love seeing that fear in his eye as he gets pushed back for his antics.
     
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    It`s hard not be a fan of McGregor, the guy is doing and will do wonders for MMA and the UFC. He just won`t be champion against Aldo, not in the cards.

    But the guy still would have life with a defeat against ALdo, he jumps up to LW and fights for a title, could very well be champion there.
     
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    True, but there tons of people in the US who look for any excuse to take pride in their 1/16th Irish heritage to get drunk and holler like baboons.
     
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    I think he has already bruh.
     
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    obviously

    but to mcgregor and aldo to surpass 750k, i cant see that

    i think above 500k will be already fucking amazing

    but lets see
     
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    A lot of hypotheticals need to come to fruition for that to happen.
     

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