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Started this thing as a Jones hater, evolved in to a DC fan

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by VegetaGD, Dec 31, 2014.

  1. VegetaGD Purple Belt

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    Yes, in the spirit of turning over a new leaf for the new year, I'll go first and confess. I've never really liked Jon Jones and almost always pull for his opponents although I rarely become big enough fans to follow them after the Jones fight unless I'm already a fan.

    As this fight was announced, I was happy to see that Jones was matched with someone who stood a legit shot to beat him up, but not much more. It wasn't as if I didn't know of DC, I just hadn't watched a lot more than the fights themselves so I didn't have a great idea of his personality.

    Over the past 4 months (counting all the promotional media) DC has really grown on me and I'm actually pulling for both a Jones loss and a DC win as opposed to just hoping Jones will lose.

    Who's in the same boat as me in that they're a newly minted DC fan?
     
  2. riitzni Silver Belt

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    Cyborg Santos would like you to take a look at her career and evaluate whether or not you are also really a fan of hers too.

    Also Johny Hendricks would like a word, circa his loss to GSP.
     
  3. faustian I'M NOT A MONSTER Platinum Member

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    I've been a DC fan ever since I heard there was a guy in Strikeforce who people were calling "Black Fedor" and "Emelianegro"
     
  4. Elysianwing Mr. Mojo Risin' Belt

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    I was only salty at DC for about 5 minutes after he was done throttling Barnett....and then I watched the throw about 50 times and decided I liked him.

    It was just a sweet bonus that Carlton decided to beef with Jones(who I just have never been able to like) and win Dancing With The Stars.
     
  5. Kwic Red Belt

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    ALways liked him. That is, when I first heard about him, meaning SF GP ;)
     
  6. TheAlliance Yellow Belt

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    I used to be a HUGE Jones fan. And then we, Toronto, we booed him. Somewhere along the road we started hating him. I remember I had trouble watching the Jones vs bader fight because I liked both a lot.

    I am a DC fan because he's awesome man. He doesn't pretend to be soft or anything like Jones goes around.
     
  7. Diggem Black Belt

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    Jones hater and DC fan are the same thing around here. That is nothing new TS.
     
  8. _Keyser_Soze_ Brown Belt

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    So you don't like Jones, but you are now going to be a fan of a guy who is still whining and bitching about some alleged slight that occurred YEARS ago? Cool story bro. Tell it again...

    I don't like Jones. I like Cormier even less. Dan has whined more about some hurtful words than my three year old daughter did when she was injured at daycare and required seven stitches to close a gash on her chin. FYI - getting a needle in your chin to dull the pain hurts like fuck. And my daughter, bless her heart, barely said a word. So yeah, not going to be a fan of a guy that whines more than an injured three year old. Ever. Cormier needs to grow up. Perhaps Dan's parents should have done more to tell him that sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt you...
     
  9. VegetaGD Purple Belt

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    Disagree. Lots of the Jones haters will leaping off DC's jock if he doesn't get it done on Saturday, but I think I'll be paying attention to DC's future fights regardless as will many of the "converts".
     
  10. Kirin Death Operator Platinum Member

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  11. 7th Silver Belt

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  12. HaterSlayer Black Belt

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    We'll see if you're still a fan if Jon beats him. Lots of Gus "fans" disappeared after he got injured and DC took his space.
     
  13. Uncommon Valor Super Fly

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    You'll hop off the bandwagon when DC loses.
     
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    Don't be silly, OP. You'll forget DC exists the second he loses to Jones.
     
  15. king of theRing Black Belt

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    As long as dc doesnt make us sit through his horrible promo skills, I'm fine with him
     
  16. Croton Purple Belt

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    Been a fan ever since he stepped in on short notice for the heavyweight gp and knocked out bigfoot. Was a bit sour after the fedor loss.
     
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    Skimming the comments, I thought your post started: "beer fan." Sweet. Me too.
     
  18. rockylion THINK ABOUT THAT WITH CRITICAL THINKING

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    the official "and newwwww" dance for Saturday

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  19. lelouch Purple Belt

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    We will see
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  20. Chuck Brown Belt Platinum Member

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    Cormier has become my hero. The way he handles BS and carries himself is top notch.
    Oh and he kicks ass.
     

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