True Main Events

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  1. Kafir-kun

    Kafir-kun Autocratic Centrist

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    In the wake of all the complaints about the Rousey fight headlining over Machida/Hendo, lets think back to other times when you were more excited for a fight that wasn't the main event. Doesn't have to be a co main event, just any other fight besides the main event. Some of my own examples

    Diaz vs Cerrone over Brock vs Overeem at UFC 141

    Sonnen vs Bisping over Rashad vs Davis at UFC on Fox 2

    Koscheck vs Rumble over Griffin vs Ortiz 2 at UFC 106

    Penn vs Hughes 3 over Machida vs Rampage at UFC 123(though I was also very excited for the main event as well)
     
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    Augustus Caesar Put Up Your Dukes Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Rampage Jackson vs. Wanderlei Silva III over Rashad Evans vs. Forrest Griffin on the UFC 92 Card. I was so amped for that rematch, it was the true main event for me.
     
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    Jamie Varner vs. Melvin Guillard
     
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    UFC 129

    Aldo vs Hominick - I was very excited for this fight and it really was a great fight!

    UFC 132

    Wand vs Leben

    UFC 136

    Aldo vs Florian
     
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    Augustus Caesar Put Up Your Dukes Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Chuck-Wand. Might have been the co-main event with GSP-Hughes 3 though.
     
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    Penn/macdonald over bendo/diaz
    That was until BJ lost and then I locked myself in my room and cried myself to sleep.over.the butthurt
     
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    Kafir-kun Autocratic Centrist

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    Let me guess, an Aldo fan?
     
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    Liddell vs Wanderlei when it was GSP vs Hughes 2 at UFC 79

    Fuck, I wish that fight went 5 rounds
     
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    I can understand if you were more excited for Diaz-Cerrone, but do you feel it was the true main event as per your thread title?
     
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    Frankie-BJ over Silva-Maia at 112

    Sherk-Franca at 73

    Hughes-Trigg 2 at 52

    Shogun vs Alexander at Fox
     
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    i think bisping vs hendo for UFC 100 because of the hype from TUF and also because of the spectacular way in which it ended. plus if you think about it peoples minds may have been taken off of Lesnars antics if that fight had been co-main instead.
     
  13. Kafir-kun

    Kafir-kun Autocratic Centrist

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    The title is somewhat misleading in that sense. Yes, I understood that two of the most popular HWs should naturally headline over LWs but personally, it was the fight I was looking forward too. Its not unlike how I understand that non title fights should never headline over title fights but I'm still more excited for Hendo/Machida than I am for the Rousey fight
     

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