UFC and Soccer... UFC has replaced boxing and it's here to stay

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  1. yookfarb

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    oh how they laughed at Dana for comparing the sport to soccer all those years ago... me too tbh but not so funny anymore aye? what a time to be alive



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  2. The MMA Patriot

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    okay..
     
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    Conor couldn't make it in in the amateur boxing circuit in Ireland, so he went to MMA.

    Let that settle in, buddeh.

    Boxing > MMA in skill

    Lesnar trained for 2 years in MMA and became UFC champ. LoL, that would NEVER happen in boxing.
     
  4. Pliny Pete

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    If Colin Cowherd said it then its guaranteed to be wrong
     
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    This is so fucking retarded I had to sign in and post. They are two different fucking sports.


    MJ failed at baseball so he went to the NBA. Let that sink in.
     
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    Still not even close to football (yes, football) and will probably never be.
     
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    UFC isn't even 1/10th as big as soccer.
     
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    live in the now and look to the future buddeh

    But at one point, Wilmore asked Tyson what advice he'd give to an aspiring young boxer.

    "Go to MMA," Tyson quickly answered.

    http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/boxin...to-aspiring-boxers---go-to-mma-213833350.html
     
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    Baseball and NBA are totally different sports. Conor started out as a boxer and is primarily a puncher in the UFC. He couldn't make it in boxing so he switched to MMA.

    I hope you realize Conor would be making even more money in boxing if he was actually good at it.
     
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    Because it's easier and MMA fighters suffer from less brain trauma.

    PS: Boxing and footwork is the best stand up variant possible. Boxing will never die, it will always be trained. MMA fighters train boxing all the time.
     
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  12. Montecristo

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    Well it sure seems MMA is going up and boxing is going down.
     
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    I'm not sure if this is a troll thread or not (dammit it's hard to tell sometimes!) but for reference; in the recent European championships Iceland played and beat England in the second round. 99.8% of the entire tv audience of Iceland watched the game that night. Only 298 people were not watching! How many do u think watched ufc 200? I mean, I don't know the answer but if I had to guess I'd say it's probably not far off 298 ironically
     
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  14. yookfarb

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    and you'll also be blacklisted by Top Rank or Haymon if you're unpopular/unmarketable

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    I'd love to see the stats and trends for Baseball & Boxing vs. Soccer & MMA for people under 25yo (or even non latinos under 30-35yo).

    I was just reading this yesterday:
    http://www.cnbc.com/2015/07/12/baseballs-advertising-worries-linger.html

    It might take time (these things take time), but I agree with the guy:
    I too think Soccer and MMA will "swallow" Baseball and Boxing ( I'd guess before 2035)
     
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    I still laugh at Dana for saying that stupid shit bruh.
     
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    Boxing is outdated.
     
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    Still nothing compared to soccer, although it has replaced boxing. Boxings PPV market is completely dead.
     
  20. Montecristo

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    I think he
    I think he means the growth of soccer in the USA, USA is like the only country that didn´t have soccer (it´s not even soccer it´s football.)

    Soccer is a world wide mainstream sport, and the main sport in most countries, the UFC is barely mainstream in it´s main country USA.

    So it´s more like Soccer is a 100.000 times bigger than the UFC
     

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