Money Fight Era

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  1. Snyper

    Snyper Orange Belt

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    Anyone else already tired of this Money Fight Era we have entered into? I remember the days when the elite fighters didnt feel entitled to pick their opponents and simply wanted to prove they were the best fighters in the world.
     
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    Thought this said monkey fight, got excited, left disappointed.
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    Essie fuck Platinum Member

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    There are enough fights I am interested in to keep me happy.
     
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    In all fairness the money fights are the fights the fans will pay for so....
    Hell I'm in. !!
     
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  5. Snyper

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    I don't get it, do you benefit directly if the fans buy the money fights or are you just saying you'll follow whatever the masses do?
     
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    TS your question is strange. They are money fights because they are the fights that the most people want to see. That is after all were the money comes from.
     
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    It's McGregor's fault.
     
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    The masses follow what I do. I benefit from watching n8 vs Conor and I'll love watching Hendo ko the count.
     
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  10. Busa

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    watch out gotta hipster here. You don't wanna like the money fights because to many other people are doing it nice.
     
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  11. Threetrees

    Threetrees Well Actually

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    Its always been the money fight era
    It's the fucking prize fighting business

    Tito set this precedent in the dark ages you noobs.
     
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  12. Snyper

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    Where did the money come from before we entered the money fight era?
     
  13. Busa

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    same place just less right. This is all self explanatory.
     
  14. MMAViewer

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    It started at ufc 1.
    We paid money to see fights.
     
  15. Snyper

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    Damned if you do and damned if you don't. Some money fight make sense, most don't. I also like the fights and match ups that aren't only money fights. Some of the most memorable moments in MMA came in fights that were NOT top draw against top draw.
     
  16. QuitYourCrying

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    OP remembers days that never existed.
     
  17. Rod Farva

    Rod Farva War Big Nog!

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    Yes.
    What's with champions hand picking opponents?

    Bisping, fight a contender
    Conor, fight in your weight class or drop the belt
    Woodley, fight Wonderboy

    id rather see Conor fight Aldo again than see him fight Nate
     
  18. Air Lats

    Air Lats Gentlemen, this is democracy manifest!

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    I just want to see cool fights. Good match ups and fun fights are really all that interests me.

    Fans that are obsessed by divisional rankings and belts are definitely watching for a different reason than I am.

    Belts are fun and neccessary but demanding that #6 MUST fight #5 and NO ONE except numbers 2 and 3 should be fighting the champ is tedious and unnecessary to me.

    Bring on the $ fights. Bring on the superfights!

    This is all supposed to be fun, right? I don't like it when it turns into a JOKE but I love it when it's FUN.

    Usually, money fights are fun fights.

    I was SO opposed to Conor/Nate 2 initially. It stuck in my craw. Now I'm excited about it.

    Unclench and enjoy. It's all a game.
     
  19. phys_therapy

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    Actually, money fights = more casuals spending money = more money overall in MMA = higher-level athletes entering MMA because it becomes more financially worthwhile to fight. Talent exists everywhere, but it's hard to deny that talent tends to follow the money.
     
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    Fuck Conor.
     

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