MMA Media = "D-Riders" -- Real media would go after Dana. See: NFL/Roger Goodell

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  1. CoffeeAndBeer

    CoffeeAndBeer OG from 1993

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    What's been happening in MMA/UFC recently demonstrates just how pathetic MMA "Journalism" really is.

    From Thiago Silva, Rumble Johnson, Jon Jones' troubles to the lawsuit/fighters' treatment.

    MMA Media is a joke. Just a voice-box for the UFC and Dana. Every headline is the same... as if the "rehab" thing is even close to being half of this BOMBSHELL of a story...

    The Headlines out there:
    Sherdog: Jon Jones Test Positive for Cocaine, Enters Drub Rehab
    MMA Junkie: UFC champion Jon Jones tests positive for cocaine, enters rehab
    MMA Fighting: Jon Jones tests positive for cocaine metabolites, enters into drug-treatment facility
     
  2. ThePewp

    ThePewp Green Belt

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    There is no real MMA media.

    The MMA insiders can choose not to talk to anybody, and only talk to "friendly" media persons which is common.
     
  3. Jermei

    Jermei Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    Don't worry, ESPN will be all over this. Loretta Hunt where you at?
     
  4. bearVSshark

    bearVSshark Braf Zachland

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    The threat of losing credentials keeps them in line...kind of sad.
     
  5. sevynnsynns

    sevynnsynns Green Belt

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    Yea you are right , if it was a mainstream credible sport you would have a huge backlash from credible media reporters . I'm a huge mma fan since ufc 1 and this proves how mma is far from a credible sport .
     
  6. BigGucciSosa

    BigGucciSosa Red Belt

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    Roger Goodell is the devil incarnate, Danas just a douche. David Stern trumps all though, fuck that guy.
     
  7. JJLong

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    Luke Thomas, Josh Gross, Dave Meltzer, etc... are already questioning how much the UFC knew about this before the fight, what the implications are, what should actually happen, etc...

    It is just a headlined used on the sites because that is how it was packaged with the statement that was sent out.
     
  8. jwikked

    jwikked Blue Belt

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    Why does it matter if Dana does drugs? He isn't an athlete, and he isn't competing.
     
  9. Hugo Drax

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    I looked at Dave's twitter and he hasn't even talked about Jon's rehab stint nor has he written an article about it at mmafighting.

    Gross is forever banned from the UFC so the dude usually doesn't give a fuck and tells it straight regarding the UFC. Much respect to him unlike Dave, who's a Zuffa bitch these days.
     
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    Meltzer posted the facts on his own website in one short article and had a breaking news audio update where he and Bryan Alvarez talked about everything.
     
  11. VeeT1

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    Reporters are stilling to get employed officially by ufc probably lol.
     
  12. Oliver Clothesoff

    Oliver Clothesoff Black Belt Platinum Member

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    Comparing Goodell to Dana White is a false equivalency. Goodell's scenario involved Domestic Violence, complete with Video. Dana's scenario is a guy who technically broke no rules, a full month before a fight. Not the same at all. If this had been about a video of Jon Jones beating the crap out of his wife in an elevator, I'm quite the UFC's response would be a little different.

    And before you trot out Rumble, remember, he was cleared of all charges. That doesn't mean he didn't do it, but it certainly takes a lot of steam away from the accusations. I can't remember what happened with Silva, but I think they dropped charges on him as well. Not really the same thing as what has happened recently in the NFL.
     
  13. estranged

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  14. CoffeeAndBeer

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    Dana is scum.

    David Stern did great.
     
  15. kflo

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    More wtf from sherdog.
     
  16. trane

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    The media are d riders because they don't want to lose their credentials. Anyone that says something Dana doesn't like gets blacklisted UFC pretty much controls the media
     
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    bob Ricky Gervais belt

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    lol sherdog deletes threads about dana all the time if it portrays him in a bad light.
    be careful... they are watching us .. right.... now...
     
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    Ariel will be all over this for sure...journalist of the year baby :rolleyes:
     
  19. Degen Gambler

    Degen Gambler Silver Belt

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    Isn't that exactly what happened?
     
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    Seeing the anguish and rampant butthurt nonsense from all these Jones nut-cuppers is delicious.
     

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