The Trenches Ep. 38 Poll: Is co-promotion the best way for other organizations to challenge the UFC?

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Is co-promotion the best way for other organizations to rival the UFC?

  1. Yes, it's the best chance organizations have of taking on the UFC

    48.3%
  2. No, one has to rise up among the rest

    31.0%
  3. No, because One FC is already #1

    20.7%
  1. JayPettryMMA Danger Zone Enthusiast Staff Member Sherdog.com Staff

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    Sherdog Main Page writers Ant Walker and Jason Burgos want to talk things over and answer your questions on a Live Video Chat series titled "The Trenches," airing THURSDAY at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT.

    We also want your thoughts on a poll posted in this thread, with this week's poll question asking the following:

    Is co-promotion the best way for other organizations to challenge the UFC?


    Chime in on the conversation by voting in our poll or posting any fight questions you have.

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    The Trenches Episodes:
    The Trenches, Episode 37: Just BeClause
    The Trenches, Episode 36: Vulgar Display of Chatri
    The Trenches, Episode 35: One for the Old Guys
    The Trenches, Episode 34: UFC 237 vs. Bellator 221
    The Trenches, Episode 33: ONE and Done
    The Trenches, Episode 32: UFC vs. Bellator vs. The Avengers
    The Trenches, Episode 31: Number One Contender Belts
    The Trenches, Episode 30: Fall From Grace
    The Trenches, Episode 29: ONE of a Kind Show
    The Trenches, Episode 28: Mexican Wrestling Cain
    The Trenches, Episode 27: 3 Piece and Soda
    The Trenches, Episode 26: Conor McGregor vs. The Phone
    The Trenches, Episode 25: BJ Penn's Legacy
    The Trenches, Episode 24: UFC 235
    The Trenches, Episode 23: The Retirement of GSP
    The Trenches, Episode 22: UFC vs. Bellator Doubleheader
    The Trenches, Episode 21: Adesanya vs. Silva
    The Trenches, Episode 20: The Licensing of Jon Jones
    The Trenches, Episode 19: The NSAC Hearings
    The Trenches, Episode 18: UFC Brooklyn
    The Trenches, Episode 17: Welterweights and Title Shots
    The Trenches, Episode 16: Looking Ahead in 2019
    The Trenches, Episode 15: The UFC 232 Debacle
    The Trenches, Episode 14: UFC returns to Milwaukee
    The Trenches, Episode 13: The GOAT Featherweight
    The Trenches, Episode 12: Greg Hardy and Rachael Ostovich
    The Trenches, Episode 11: Anderson Silva vs. The Next Anderson Silva
    The Trenches, Episode 10: Golden Boy MMA
    The Trenches, Episode 9: What's next for Conor?
    The Trenches, Episode 8: The death of the Flyweight division
    The Trenches, Episode 7: Cormier defends against Lewis
    The Trenches, Episode 6: The Trade
    The Trenches, Episode 5: Eddie Leaves the UFC
    The Trenches, Episode 4: UFC 229 Brawl
    The Trenches, Episode 3: Leading up to UFC 229
    The Trenches, Episode 2: The Rise of Gegard Mousasi
    The Trenches, Episode 1: UFC 229 Presser

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    Bieber vs. Cruise - who will win?

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    Three or five rounds?

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    Scientology is famous for its Camp, will Cruise profit from that?
     
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  3. Yacob Bill Joe Sanders can kiss my wrinkly nutsack

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    Such an absurd question











    Obviously Tom Cruise
     
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    Would it be a 3 round or 5 rounder?
     
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    D'ye'like dags?
     
  6. Yacob Bill Joe Sanders can kiss my wrinkly nutsack

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    Well i mean....what would main event over that? Gotta be 5
     
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    Cruise by wrestlefuck
     
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    * Does Ferg and Cejudo play up their weirdness for the camera, or are they truly two thoroughly peculiar Mexicans?

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    * Antman, Jason from the Bronx, I need your knowledge on a subject that I know you're both grandmasters in... women! Why is the "kiai" so common in female MMA when its fairly rare in men's MMA?

    * What is the rationale behind the UFC starting to do PPV's in the UK? I mean, the events start at 3 in the morning! Is this really a money-making avenue for them?
     
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    Does UFC soon plan on launching Disney + so you have to subscribe to another service to watch prelims
     
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    Any word on future weight classes being implemented into the UFC?
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    Why do elite veterans like Cowboy, RDA, Pettis among others, have so much trouble on the feet against El Cucuy? is it the unconventional style or is it the pace breaking their flow?
     
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    They'll like this one. Not that they won't like the others, but this is a good topic that can bring some debate and good analysis. We just have to hope Burgos doesn't give us an "I don't know".
     
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    Do you prefer the days of old when fighters were specialists and not so well rounded as they are now?
     
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    Look at Tatiana Suarez. She's so good at wrestling, every one of her other skillsets looks paltry in comparison.
     
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    So... after Saturday. Who do you want to see face Khabib next, Ferguson or the Mcgregor rematch... Would the Khabib camp turn down the Mcgregor money and maybe risk losing it if he gets another fight and gets smoked to possibly have Ferguson fight cancelled for the 5th time.
     
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    Wmma is in its old days
     
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  19. JayPettryMMA Danger Zone Enthusiast Staff Member Sherdog.com Staff

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    The poll question is up!

    Is co-promotion the best way for other organizations to challenge the UFC?
    Yes, it's the best chance organizations have of taking on the UFC.
    No, one has to rise up among the rest.
    No, because One FC is already #1.
     
  20. JayPettryMMA Danger Zone Enthusiast Staff Member Sherdog.com Staff

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    I can confirm, he is not Ant-man.
     

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