The past few months have been quite exciting to the majority of us, and to an ever-increasing amount of casuals who have been appreciating the top echelon of MMA more and more. There is, however, a small splinter cell of MMA fans that seem to hate what we have all hoped would grace our sport for years. What follows is an effort to catalog and understand this strange breed of MMA... critics? 1) "Connor should have never been allowed to move up in the first place!" Translation: "I'm afraid he might move up and WIN, and achieve more than my favorite PRIDE fighters ever have!" Other Fighters: Anderson refuses to fight Jones (gets trashed), GSP refuses to fight Anderson (gets trashed) BJ Penn fights Hughes and GSP (gets idolized) and Fedor fighting as a HW his whole life (nuthugged). 2) "He only fights people on short notice! I smell something fishy!" Translation: "I see what I want to see! Had he also dropped from the card with half the roster calling him out, I would just call him a pussy!" Other Fighters: Jon Jones does the opposite, refuses to fight MW Chael Sonnen on short notice (gets trashed). 3) A striker with an unique style that never stalls and has a plethora of KOs to his name. Translation: "He is not my favorite PRIDE can crusher!" Other Fighters: Wanderlei Silva (idolized), Mighty Mouse can't finish (trashed), Wonderboy (idolized), GSP (considered by many to be boring), Jake Shields (trashed), Fitch (trashed). 4) "Manlet!" Translation: "Is my small dick showing yet?" 5) "He has too much power! UFC bends over backwards for him! He is overpaid!" Translation: "I like to complain about fighter pay only when I also get to trash Dana while doing it!" 6) "He is overrated!" Translation: "I don't know what overrated means!" 7) "He talks too much, he is too cocky!" Translation: "I envy him for his confidence and I feel insecure because he is not the anime martial artist I always thought was real!" Other Fighters: Mighty Mouse doesn't talk trash (gets trashed), Muhammad Ali is one of the best trash talkers of all time (gets idolized). 8) "He should never be allowed to fight for Dos Anjos' belt! He needs to defend the FW title!" Translation: "I don't want to be forced to admit he might be the P4P greatest. Please, God, strike him with lightning!" 9) "I don't think he is good for the sport." Translation: "I really hate his fans, but I don't seem to get that, for some reason."