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Sean Strickland and the Art of Self-Promotion

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Prologue, Aug 5, 2021.

  1. Prologue in the pit

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    Sean Strickland from March 2014 - May 2021

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    Sean Strickland from the last few months to now, opening up on slapping coaches, the joys of murder, and being a meth lord as a plan B to his MMA career.

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    Take note homies. Sean Strickland showing us how it's done. Class is in session.
     
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  2. King in the North Red Belt

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    No one knows who he is outside of this forum
     
  3. kenetics Gold Belt

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    Only knew of him when he got subbed standing up by Sanchez lol.
     
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  5. Substance Abuse n00b moderator Staff Member Forum Moderator

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    Welcome to 95% of MMA Fandom. Since there's so many casuals here, before the last few months happened, about 60% of Suredawg didn't really know who he was either.
     
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    Promotion is made up bullshit. If who he is sells then more power to him.
     
  7. DS66 Brown Belt

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    His best self-promotion is winning fights, which he's done impressively since his return from his motorcycle accident. Might get a title shot with an impressive W over Rockhold, which I wouldn't be opposed to. Interesting fresh matchup for Izzy (even though Izzy would likely wreck him with superior speed and counterstriking).
     
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  8. RiotWyatt Black Belt

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    It's happening again. Meh contender making a name off of beating old fighters and people gonna clamor about how the sport has evolved.
     
  9. King in the North Red Belt

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    That’s fair
     
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  10. Doctor Stoppage Finishing Fights via Disappointment Platinum Member

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    As long as we want to watch him fight, he's doing his job

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  11. Local Plata Hitchslap Belt

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    He's been saying dumb and outrageous shit the entire time, actually. The UFC finally bumped him up to main card/co main. That's it.
     
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  12. Prologue in the pit

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    I feel like I've seen Sean fight half a dozen times before and still didn't know who he was. I honestly thought he was British up until now.

    I think you have a point, but maybe a part of it too is who the UFC decides to promote and how. Sean's at a point where he can't really be denied the mic anymore, and this is kind of what you get.
     
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  13. chiefwiggum Silver Belt

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    you can say the same with 99% of mma fighters who have ever lived.
     
  14. chiefwiggum Silver Belt

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    that’s not it. Strickland is a pressure fighter loves to fight and non stop pressure with no quit in him.

    Win or lose I don’t care. I’ll always be fans of guys like that.
     
  15. mkt Gold Belt

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    He comes across as aloof and raw, though. It's not "look at me!" with a bunch of typical self-promotion and pictures of him looking fake tough and flexing. You get the idea he may really be a throwback to another culture hundreds of years ago...where men settled things with fists or weapons, in a sporting event, street or forest. I actually know of someone like that--he was willing to travel hundeds of miles to go fight someone in front of his home--then the law enforcement got involved. Time will tell how real Strickland is.
     
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    "If it weren't for the UFC I'd probably be cooking meth in a trailer in prison".
     
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  17. Qays Stetkevich Brown Belt

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    Nailed-it. Strickland is not "meh" at all. Like you say, he's a crazy pressure fighter (see: his last 5-10 fights). Handily beating Hall in a 5 round stand-up war (and receiving virtually no damage to boot) is no joke. Rocksalt better get his grapple on.
     
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    Angela Hill instagram is pretty funny to be fair. And I find her hot.
     
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    IDK man gadtelum gave izY trouble..
    Sean has a good straight 1-2
     

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