UFC 207 proves that WMMA and smaller fighters = lower interest.

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  1. The Sausage King

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    Even with Ronda having her shot at redemption, there isn't much buzz out there for this card. Not to mention you have Cruz defending his belt. With two title shots, you'd think the hype would be more. The truth is that WMMA and the smaller fighters just don't sell. Look at this card overall - it's weak.

    I know some of you will say it's about the skill, and while that's important, you have to admit if this had Junior v Struve or Cain v Werdum, or another WW or bigger fight, it would be a much more solid card.

    Women's Bantamweight Amanda Nunes (c) vs. Ronda Rousey [a]
    Bantamweight Dominick Cruz (c) vs. Cody Garbrandt
    Bantamweight T.J. Dillashaw vs. John Lineker
    Flyweight Louis Smolka vs. Ray Borg
     
  2. locust rising

    locust rising The mirror collapses but the image does not

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    "Proves"
     
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  4. ZuffaExecutive

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    It will be a top 5 seller this year.

    There is no buzz because the headliners arent doing media.
     
  5. Mebetter

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    Yeah because Conor McGregor's ppvs don't do as well as Cormier's and Stipe's
     
  6. Irishwhiskey119

    Irishwhiskey119 Banned Banned

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    The only people that aren't interested in it are fair weather fans. If you don't appreciate all weight classes than you are a shit fan and your opinion doesn't matter.
     
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    Thepaintbucket Silver Belt

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    To be fair, nobody else is able to sell cards out except for Conor.
     
  8. locust rising

    locust rising The mirror collapses but the image does not

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    The biggest star the sport has ever had is in the smaller fighter divisions.

    It's like you didn't even try.
     
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    The only thing this thread proves is that you have a small penis, hence the reason for your hatred towards women
     
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    He is the Sausage King, after all.
     
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    Well that took the wind out of the TS' comment! LOL.....Good job!
     
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    I have a relevant question to UFC 207......why are Tarec vs. Dong listed twice on the official Sherdog Card? Are they fighting twice.....? Hopefully it's just something the proof reader did not catch!!
     
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    If Ronda had engaged with the media there would be much bigger buzz.
     
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    Cage917r Brown Belt

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    All those million dollar buys that Ronda has done really proves women can't draw.
     
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    I hope you were being sarcastic considering the sport top two stars.

    202 didn't have much buzz until the Wednesday bottle throwing.
     
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  17. Roman Empore

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    This doesn't prove anything..

    Except maybe this
     
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    It's also christmas and holidays. I guess people don't have their priorities straight.
     
  19. Danespina

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    The heavyweights are one of the lowest drawing divisions in the UFC. They've struggled since JDS was champ to get even 400,000 buys, and were only able to eventually obtain that because of CM Punk.

    Velasquez vs. Werdum only drew 300,000 the first time around so it's not really something that's going to sell people a card..
    Velasquez vs. Miocic under 250,000
    Even the holy JDS vs. Velasquez III only drew 325,000.

    People pay to see Conor at Featherweight, Ronda at Bantamweight, Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao etc. Those are the real stars.
     
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  20. LiLoMMA

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    Your posting is always terrible, so you hit the mark again. This is going to be big, I've seen espn stories and billboards about it, etc.
    also, your conclusion couldn't be more off. Little guys and wimmins don't sell? Check out who the stars are.
    I'd assume you were trolling, but being familiar with your posting, I just think you're stupid
     
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