MM is not a draw!!

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  1. JoshR86

    JoshR86 Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    I think that statement is more of a reflection on the UFC's inability to promote fighters more than anything else.

    MM shouldn't be a hard fighter to market, his performance in the octagon would never draw fans away from the sport, he's active, he doesnt pull out of cards, he has a personality.

    Fact is the UFC is horrible at promoting, not a single star has been made since the reebok deal was incorporated, sponsors promoted fighters to wider audience, and since that platform has died so has any star potential for any UFC fighters.

    Dana White as the promoter is awful, regardless of whatever reason MM didnt fight TJ, the last thing Dana should do is shit MM and then call his originally signed opponent shit (Yup, great way to promote your champion, and the co main event ), then complain like a sherdogger about MM not having good numbers.

    Sherdoggers need to understand that it is a promotions job to promote fighters. As long as fighters meet their media obligations, show up on fight night, make weight, and perform well and win (perfomance of the night bonus), than they are doing there job.

    If you still cant promote that guy, than the problem isn't with the fighter its with the promoter, plain and simple.
     
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    Lol the guy doesn’t help promote and is the size of a 13 year old boy, he is more to blame than anybody else
     
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    Not a draw, a dwarf
     
  4. Turkleton

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    it's hard to promote someone who looks and sounds like a 12 year old
     
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    He is a victim of his own success. There's also not a lot of real fight fans out there. I personally wouldn't pay to see him headline unless it was against a guy like TJ or Cody, but I enjoy watching him fight.
     
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  6. Mamou

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    Do you order his PPVs?
     
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    Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    A good portion of the fighters are not loud-mouth, out-spoken dudes.

    The company could do a HELL of a lot more to push fighters and match-ups though.

    Anyone denying that is delusional.
     
  8. Soul On Ice

    Soul On Ice Arguably Never Lost

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    There is nothing to promote

    Boring fights
    Vanilla personality
    Won't fight the guys people want to see him fight
     
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    he's a midget fighting nobodies and goes the distance half of the time
    he's unwilling to fight better competition or promote himself

    and he also doesn't have the benefit of nationalism like other famous midgets, e.g., pacquiao
     
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    I read that title as "MM is not a dwarf"
     
  11. John Du Pont

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    Sorry but MM is not cool....he gets decisions with nobodies and then he gets a chance at a big fight and he complains like he is god or something.
     
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    LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    This is pure nonsense. Promotion is part of a fighter's job as well. It's literally in their contract. Fans care about personality and drama as much as they care about actual fighting abilities. UFC dumping money on someone isn't going to magically make them popular. Promotion is a two-way street. Mighty Mouse is a shit drawl because UFC didn't do the greatest job with him and Mighty Mouse himself isn't remotely promotable. Keep pointing the finger at the promoter and do nothing yourself and you'll never be a drawl. Fighters need to learn to responsibility for themselves.
     
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    whaleshark Cancer was never my friend

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    I feel the exact opposite.

    There's way too much promotion of Mighty Mouse. Anytime I see him on Embedded, I fast forward. Anytime UFC claims he's P4P, I turn it off in disgust. I don't wanna see anymore of that garbage. I wish Dana would cut him.
     
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    Ufc tried and it didn’t work. Joe rogan drools over him every chance he gets. Dana use to call him the p4p king. He fought in the main event of the early fox cards. Had conor on his undercard of a ppv and fought in the co main event of a jones cards. He’s been in commercials. Most people just don’t care
     
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    ......no one is
     
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    When the most interesting thing about the guy outside of fighting is that he plays xbox, most casuals aren't gonna pay attention. Throw in his size, and you have even more of a uphill battle promoting. He's a great fighter, but he'll never be a promotable one.
     
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    One thing that sets Conor apart from all other fighters promotionally is that he understands the value of EVERY SINGLE SECOND that potential consumers have their eyes on you.

    1) He creates drama backstage knowing someone will snap a pic.

    2) He has his face up against the camera as soon as they cut to him for his walkout.

    3) He engages the fans and takes in the moment as he enters, which you can see.

    4) He acknowledges the crowd before he steps into the cage.

    5) He does the billionaire strut around the cage.

    6) He does ridiculous spinning kicks and plays to the crowd the entire time he's waiting to be announced, which you can't even see on tv.

    7) He steps to the center with his arms out as he's being announced.

    8) He has a promo planned for when he wins.

    And that's all just in the time between his walk to the cage and his walk back. Meanwhile the only time people will see Mighty Mouse(and everyone else) outside the cage, he's walking solemnly towards it with a women's track suit on.
     
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    Best fighter in the world.
     
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    Shortest joke ever: Dwarf shortage
     
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