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Miocic, Woodley and Nunes all have very fan friendly styles but aren't that popular

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  1. BigMuffler Loli is love loli is life!

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    I can see why people wouldn't be thrilled about having Bisping and the UFC version of Alvarez as champions - despite them both winning their titles by KO - but Miocic, Woodley and Nunes are all brutal finishers with great power yet aren't talked up much. Their personalities might not be the most compelling, but neither is Rockhold's and he was hyped to the moon as champ. Is it mainly because they have losses and/or lackluster wins that are still fresh in people's minds that they aren't more popular/hyped?
     
  2. NotSurprised Orange Belt

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    Personal issues within fans. Nunes is particularly baffling. She didn't even beat a fan favorite, yet is disliked.
     
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    They're new to the headlining/champ spotlight. Give it time. With titles changing hands so quickly it doesn't surprise me people aren't gravitating and nuthugging champs like they used to.
     
  5. Fullmount Triangle Don't Let Them Force Feed You.

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    WOODLEY has a fan favorite style? TYRON WOODLEY?
     
  6. BigMuffler Loli is love loli is life!

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    Yes she did...

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  7. LoopingRight Brown Belt

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    "It factor". The boogeyman of public figures everywhere.
     
  8. Aluminati Oberst der Wolgadeutschen

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    She doesn't speak english and had some fights that were pretty meh before that.
    Also, the division has been playing hot potato recently, so no one is even sure if she'll be the champ after her next fight.
     
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    Come on man , Really? Do you really think Eddie Alvarez fights are not exciting? In his 28 career wins 15 were KO, 7 were submissions only 6 went to decision & you think he is a boring fighter?
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  10. MusclesMarinara Friends with Bigfoot

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    I have a hard time getting behind Nunes....
     
  11. BigMuffler Loli is love loli is life!

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    I specified 'UFC version of Alvarez', people are fickle and only remember his last few fights.
     
  12. sirmorbach These violent delights have violent ends

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    There are some possible explanations. First off, some people think Woodley is not that great of a fighter and feel like he didn't deserve the shot in the first place. The fact that he's a bit whiny and annoying every now and then doesn't help either.

    As for Stipe, I think that some people feel like he's not the best in the division. The same applies for Amanda + she doesn't speak English that well.
     
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    Best place to be imo.
     
  14. NotSurprised Orange Belt

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    Who would fans get behind at 135?
     
  15. YoungRonniecoleman Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Remember the majority has only seen Eddie fight in the UFC and none of his performances before RDA were exciting. The Melendez fight was pretty good imo but many wouldnt agree. People that hate on Eddie didnt see him bang his way through Bellator or the Kawajiri/Hansen fights in Dream. Eddie is a warrior tho and people will soon understand (unless Khabib is able to hold him down, in which case his legacy will never be remembered like it truly is)
     
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    She's more likely to get behind you..
    With a strapon
     
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    Miocic is Croatian, Nunes is Brazilian, and Woodley is black. Coincidence that none of them are white Americans I think not.
     
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    It's cause they're black.....oh wait.
     
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    Stipe is white as snow.
     
  20. bettergenes FTW Double Yellow Card

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    Whenever Nunes starts speaking English, I get a headache.
     

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