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Siver not the only fighter getting the promotional shaft

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Macalpinerules, Jan 15, 2015.

  1. Macalpinerules Banned Banned

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    Is it me or does it seem like the UFC has pretty much ignored Benson in the promotion of this upcoming card? If you visit the UFC's youtube page it's pretty much the Connor and Cowboy show. This is really strange because we've only known for a week that Cowboy was gonna be on this card yet we've known for more than two months that Benson was co-headlining the card. You would think with a former champ there would be more push than what we're seeing and certainly more push than the guy who he beat 2x and was never a champion. I guess we know what the UFC is looking for: victories from Mcgregor and Cerrone.
     
  2. TrumanBurbank Green Belt

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    No one wants to hear him blab about Jesus and toothpicks,
     
  3. iboufring** Green Belt

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    Maybe he don't wanna.

    Plus Bensons life is not interesting while donalds is.
     
  4. Sosua Yeah nah

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    Benson is a great fighter but he's uninteresting to many and seems like he may be on the way down.

    Will be a stern test for Cowboy who is clearly a fan favourite company man, entertaining as hell and on a hot streak.

    Noone is surprised ufc isn't pushing 36 year old, coming off suspension, grotesque Russian / German Siver when he is fighting the orgs fastest rising star.
     
  5. Mikedh Silver Belt

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    Those are the biggest stories going into the event. That's what they running with.
     
  6. thekartesian The Major

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    Benson Henderson has personality of a toothpick that's why
     
  7. cheequee White Belt

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    spot on!
     
  8. Macalpinerules Banned Banned

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    I'm a Benson fan so I don't see what you did there.
     
  9. Megatronlee Red Belt

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    Benson is the man. But the UFC dosent like him. He dosent sell and he isn't exciting anymore. It's his fault. Guida is in the same boat
     
  10. thekartesian The Major

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    Lawls. Seriously tho Benson is a lay'n'pray-er who stopped his winning ways. You know what happens to lay'n'pray-ers that stop winning right? They get thrown out like common trash.
     
  11. prikoke Brown Belt

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    If the people who know of Siver now all farted, their farts would weigh more than all the people who knew of Siver before this fight was announced.
     
  12. IHWBass57 Blue Belt

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    Taking the fight on that short notice is an interesting story, they are going to promote it.
     
  13. ocfightfan Sic semper tyrannus

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    They spent their money on the guys who give the biggest bang for the buck. I like Ben and Denis but they are not the really interesting guys in these matchups. Both Conor and Cowboy are far more interesting characters.
     
  14. The ScorpioN "GET OVER HERE!" Banned

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    I can see Benson playing spoiler. Anyone know the odds on that fight?
     
  15. nyduccie Banned Banned

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    Its actually smart to promote cerrone... for the reasons TS mentioned. Ben has already had 2 months of promotion. Cerrone deserves some for stepping up on such short notice.

    That said, idk, I think Ben takes it.
     
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    Henderson -140
    Cerrone +100
     
  17. Pangi Green Belt

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    There is a few reasons . Benson is a point fighter , he is fairly boring in every way . He shows no interest in improving himself as a fighter and has stated that he is very happy with all his performances inside the octagon . He seems incapable of finishing fights anymore and reality is "cowboy" is way more popular , fan friendly and takes fighting seriously . Also took this on what 15 days notice . Can't wait for "Cowboy" to submit Benson "snooze" Henderson. Also they realise what they have with Conor so they should promote the crap out of him.
     
  18. shonuf Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    wow. i'm usually pretty on point with cards, but i didn't even know that was this card. I thought it was on a card after this.
     
  19. roventu Brown Belt

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    The UFC probably didnt even inform him about promotional sets

    Cerrone had to txt him about it
     
  20. ejlarson249 Purple Belt

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    I mean, that is kinda funny but yer dumb. Siver is ranked number 10... That settles that.

    Also, the number 5 guy is fighting the number 10 guy for a title shot. Simply brilliant.
     

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