UFC 229 looking terrible besides main event

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  1. FlyingDeathKick

    FlyingDeathKick Black Belt

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    First off it's kind of weird that they don't seem to be promoting this fight at all... Also Conor seems unusually quiet.

    The card so far...

    Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov(c) vs. Conor McGregor [a]
    Heavyweight Derrick Lewis vs. Alexander Volkov
    Flyweight Sergio Pettis vs. Jussier Formiga
    Light Heavyweight Ovince Saint Preux vs. Dominick Reyes
    Welterweight Ryan LaFlare vs. Tony Martin
    Women's Bantamweight Lina Länsberg vs. Yana Kunitskaya
    Women's Strawweight Michelle Waterson vs. Felice Herrig
    Bantamweight Sean O'Malley vs. José Alberto Quiñónez

    Mcgregor cards are usually stacked, there's a few other bouts that have been announced as well and they're garbage. Only room for a couple more fights on the card and the main event is the only big fight. Looks like Rousey fight card quality.
     
  2. Raksas

    Raksas Brown Belt

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    Why wait until all the fights are announced when you can complain about a card that is still in the works.

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  3. Espresso

    Espresso ...with Yellow Crema Yellow Card

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    I like the card tbh.

    Looking forward to Omalley and Reyes.
    And Volkov vs BB should be a good banger.

    If we somehow manage to get Ferguson at 229, i would consider it an amazing card
     
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  4. waiguoren

    waiguoren Silver Belt

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    wtf are you talking about

    other than the chick fights the card is stacked

    even the chicks are some of the better fem fighters
     
  5. Killroy

    Killroy Green Belt

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    Derrick Lewis vs Volkov is a good fight to make, so is Pettis vs Formiga.
    OSP is a bit hit or miss but a good test for Reyes.
    I don't see the problem with this card, it's not final either, so we'll see.
     
  6. TheWobbler

    TheWobbler Brown Belt

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    Why stack a PPV when you know it will do over a million buys with just the headliner. Plus Conor doesn’t want any PPV earners making money off his name anymore
     
  7. Bubzeh

    Bubzeh Red Belt

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    Needs more WMMA.

    Would like to see a couple of ladies co-main event.
     
  8. locust rising

    locust rising The mirror collapses but the image does not

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    Seems alright to me
     
  9. scottjoebob

    scottjoebob Blue Belt

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    Lewis and Volkov should be good . I like Lina Länsberg .
     
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    CroCopsLHK Brown Belt

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    Gray Maynard vs Nik Lentz will be FOTY
     
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  11. krelianx

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    I'd put O'Malley way up the card. The kid is a massive star in the making, he's always fireworks, and he's the most interesting prospect in the card.

    The rest of the card is pretty mediocre. I hope they can add a few high profile fights.
     
  12. empsim

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    if it stays like this, yeah its pretty bad
     
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  13. chukutee

    chukutee Genetic Freak

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    Yeah, a card needs some 40 year old guys from Pride in order to be good
     
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  14. AtaTheCrow

    AtaTheCrow Immortal

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    we will watch it anyway
     
  15. Thc Sargon

    Thc Sargon Blue Belt

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    It won’t do a million buys.
     
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  16. THEGOATOFMMA

    THEGOATOFMMA Banned Banned

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    People in this thread saying the card is good...what the fuck

    The card sucks and the reason is because Conor has a new demand, he doesn’t want other fighters making PPV points off his name, which is smart.
     
  17. Bestonian

    Bestonian Can't be assed with grammar

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    i'm rly surprised they didnt co-main sean o malley on this. dude has all the potential to take mcg's (and diaz' potheads) following after he retires due to his loss to khabib. why would they not give him more exposure
     
  18. ChaelSonnen

    ChaelSonnen The American Gangster

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    I'd hold my horses on that one. Volkov is the best point fighter in the UFC, he won't get hit this fight (unless flash KO'd). This can potentially lead to a fight alike Ngannou v BB
     
  19. Toco

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    no this is not a STACKED card. it's not that bad, but stacked?
     
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  20. waiguoren

    waiguoren Silver Belt

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    Pettis and Formiga are two of the best in the world

    O'Malley is a very good prospect in the deepest division

    Volkov is a future title challenger

    Reyes is the top prospect at 205

    Martin is an absolute beast, easily has top 10 potential but LaFlare is a solid vet

    Seriously, replace the chick fights and this is stacked.
     

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