Scott Holtzman vs Alan Patrick gets added to UFC229

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  1. Rebel_LioN Silver Belt

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    • Champ Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor – for lightweight title
    • Derrick Lewis vs. Alexander Volkov
    • Jussier Formiga vs. Sergio Pettis
    • Yana Kunitskaya vs. Lina Lansberg
    • Ryan LaFlare vs. Tony Martin
    • Felice Herrig vs. Michelle Waterson
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    • Scott Holtzman vs. Alan Patrick
     
  2. cambo78 Silver Belt

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    This could be a golden card if it weren't for the broads.
     
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    Woah that just made the card 10x better....
     
  4. LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    Best card of the year. I predict 2 million PPV buys. I trust the casuals will have great taste and purchase this card/
     
  5. ArtemV Gold Belt

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    Should be an easy win for Holtzman.
     
  6. What a terrible card
     
  7. Kaiokenrye24 Brown Belt

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    Holtzman is a boring fighter with the happy to just be here mentality, I hope Patrick wins
     
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    Lol that's exactly the type of high profile fight this card needed.
     
  9. Thesnake101 Think about it, it worth it.

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    I disagree, don't see how he wins this.

    Don't think he'll be able to stop the wet blanket that is Alan.
     
  10. Kenny Powerth Jean Belt (Jelt)

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    I REALLY hope that’s not the order of the bouts.....
     
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    Still waiting for Kevin Lee's opponent
     
  12. Danis_champ Brown Belt

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    Alan by rape. Easy money
     
  13. johncola Red Belt

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    It's not, but why does bout order matter?
     
  14. Kenny Powerth Jean Belt (Jelt)

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    If you’re paying for PPV you want the best fights, right? Get your moneys worth.
     
  15. gopackgo555 It's the music that we choose

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    apart from the main event this is a FN card.
     
  16. Evangelion Gold Belt

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    Would be a great fight night card

    Lewis vs Volkov
    Reyes vs Osp
    O'Malley vs Quinonez
    Kevin LEE vs

    Thats a fucking stellar fight night
     
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    Alan via wrestlefuck
     
  18. johncola Red Belt

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    Only if you're unable to watch or wouldn't watch the early fights, so you want your favorite fights on later so you can watch them. The same would be true if this wasn't a PPV but an FS1 card, so the PPV aspect has nothing to do with this point. If that's your reason then fair enough; I never even considered that because 90% of the time I watch the whole card.

    Actually, I've thought of another reason bout order matters: Momentum. Cards are great when great fights follow great fights. It's often more entertaining to have a string of bad fights then a string of good fights, than having alternating good and bad fights. UFC 189 comes to mind, because it had a shit undercard and a GOAT main card. So yeah, that's another reason.

    But logically, if you'd see all fights if they were free, then the PPV and money aspect doesn't change anything. If you don't want to buy the PPV becuase the PPV fights are weaker than the TV fights and thus it isn't worth it for you, then you've won, because you've got the fights you cared more about for free and don't have to spend money. If you DO want to buy the PPV, then bout order wouldn't make a difference because you'd have bought it and seen all fights that night regardless.
     
  19. DarkneT Khamzat sucks Platinum Member

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    Trash fight, Holtzman makes my eyes bleed and Patrick is even worse... seriously why is he on contract?
     
  20. moogie101 Brown Belt

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    I get that conor vs khabib is enough of a draw to sell the ppv and a handful of fighters can't be on the undercard because conor doesn't want them earning their ppv % off him.

    But surely they could put together a far stronger card than this? If the casuals are buying it just because of conor giving them a great card might persuade some to buy more shows.

    U take the main event off the card and even fx wouldn't show it.
     

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