1. Season 8 of the International Shoop League is now active! Vote here! »
  2. Where did your likes go? Please Read This Thread »

"Renan Barao 34-1-1"

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Desensitized, May 24, 2014.

  1. Desensitized White Belt

    Joined:
    May 23, 2014
    Messages:
    60
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Scotland
    He is 32-1-1, why does Dana and the UFC website keep saying he is undefeated in 35 fights? Is there some exhibition fights I dunno about or are they stupid?
     
  2. ryun253 Black Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2005
    Messages:
    6,045
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    seattle
    no decision/contest = not a loss.
    buttttttt yeah, UFC tends to pad the records even more ;)
     
  3. Arkridge Senior Moderator Senior Moderator

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2010
    Messages:
    21,902
    Likes Received:
    144
    Location:
    San Jose
    They do that a lot when trying to hype fighters. I've seen plenty of fabricated wins added onto fighters records that the UFC took the liberty of doing. It's nothing new.
     
  4. Sayomi Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2013
    Messages:
    768
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    South Florida
    Mind giving some sources for that statement? I'm rather interested.
     
  5. Westbrick Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2013
    Messages:
    2,525
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Cracolandia
    sherdog isn't always right.

    they had Anderson vs Azeredo as Anderson debut fight.

    and Cyborg don't have just 19 wins.
     
  6. DLX thpinal

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2010
    Messages:
    12,038
    Likes Received:
    116
    Location:
    Currently helping Snitch9 move...
    Why is Rashad Evans 24 - 3 - 1?

    Why is Matt Brown 21 - 11?

    Why does Pat Healy have one less loss on his UFC record?

    Marketing, man...
     
  7. Arkridge Senior Moderator Senior Moderator

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2010
    Messages:
    21,902
    Likes Received:
    144
    Location:
    San Jose

    There's some.
     
  8. LordBarnaby** Green Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2013
    Messages:
    970
    Likes Received:
    0
    WOLF TICKETS. The UFC like sto make up random bouts that nobody knows about.
     
  9. WallyBear I am the liquor.

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2013
    Messages:
    8,202
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Krautland
    Dillashaw was introduced as 10-2 during the weigh ins. FightFinder says 9-2.
     
  10. Arkridge Senior Moderator Senior Moderator

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2010
    Messages:
    21,902
    Likes Received:
    144
    Location:
    San Jose
    There's another example.
     
  11. Hadron Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2013
    Messages:
    1,750
    Likes Received:
    0
    They always reported Shane Carwin as having 1 more win than he actually does.
     
  12. FlowWithTheGo23 Black Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2010
    Messages:
    6,674
    Likes Received:
    0
    The same reason every UFC fighter is listed as a good 2 or 3 inches taller than they actually are.
     
  13. milenss Red Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2006
    Messages:
    8,466
    Likes Received:
    53
    Undefeated fighters can be hyped easily.

    1 loss makes the fighter defeated. UFC wants to make money. It's easy to close your eyes for one loss which was in an unknown promotion when you're doing business.
     
  14. FlyingKimurabar Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2014
    Messages:
    10,946
    Likes Received:
    0
    Whether he beat 26 cans no ones ever heard of or 28 before entering the UFC, does it really matter?
     
  15. 5H3RD0G Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2008
    Messages:
    10,542
    Likes Received:
    0
    What happen did he lose to Shaw if so we will call him Undertaker. :icon_lol: j/k
     
  16. FlyingKimurabar Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2014
    Messages:
    10,946
    Likes Received:
    0
    Yo UFC if you're reading this hit me up via PM. I'll let you add my name to Barao's list twice in exchange for 1 year of free PPV. I'm probably more accomplished than most of Barao's pre UFC wins. I got 3 stripes on my white belt.
     
  17. SuperSuperRambo Steel Belt

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2004
    Messages:
    32,493
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    NY
    Because Barao fought a lot in northern Brazil where they don't exactly report the results of fights. Guys like him and Jussier Formiga have unrecorded fights.
     
  18. illmatic 24 Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2008
    Messages:
    927
    Likes Received:
    0
    Plenty of fight results don't make it to the internet and/or aren't commissioned or recognized as legitimate fights.
     
  19. GrindingANARCHY Banned Banned

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2012
    Messages:
    21,321
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    White America
    What did they do for Shogun's record? I can help them out with that one.
     
  20. hydingjekyll Green Belt

    Joined:
    May 4, 2009
    Messages:
    1,129
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Pacific Northwest U.S.
    I wonder if they're counting amateur fights or unsanctioned fights or something, or just lying through their teeth.
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.