UFC needs to get back to BEST FIGHTER winning

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  1. BrainBar

    BrainBar Orange Belt

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    A bit of a frustration thread, but the UFC needs to get back to crowning the BEST FIGHTER as their winner; Not the guy who played the sport/strategy game the best. Two guys playing hand slapsies and trading light leg kicks for 15 minutes and going for the points...I'm tired of that.

    Im also tired of the rounds. If a guy is getting dominated on the ground, its his job to get up. He shouldn't be saved by the clock. Hell, I don't even support ref stand-ups. Again, its your job to get up, not the refs job to help you up.

    BEST FIGHTER would be more accurate if there was only 1 round of 25 minutes, no standups.
     
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    p4pcummins** Banned Banned

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    wasteland
     
  3. p4p503error**

    p4p503error** White Belt

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    No judges. Clock countdowns your purse. A draw does nothing for your rankings.
     
  4. Dr Who

    Dr Who Hmm

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    What an original idea...
     
  5. PRIDEWASBETTER

    PRIDEWASBETTER Whatever it takes Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Run this by the ACs and get back to me.
     
  6. Dogstarman

    Dogstarman Old man jiu jitsu

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    This is going to be deleted soon.
     
  7. iNoScopedJFK

    iNoScopedJFK TUF Noob

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    You should start your own league with those rules TS. With Black Jacks and Hookers.
     
  8. TankAbbott4Eva

    TankAbbott4Eva Silver Belt

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    No time limits, no judges, just bleed bro.
     
  9. Kaffebaggel

    Kaffebaggel Green Belt

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    I hear there's a whole untapped market open for you now that bumfights is dead TS. And they don't just talk smack before fights, they inject it. As real as it gets!
     
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    It's a work in progress.

    [YT]vqreLg46h9k&hd=1[/YT]
     
  11. njgrappler

    njgrappler Tactical Fedor

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    Fucking Bobby Southworth, stfu while Dana is talking.
     
  12. emperor

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    Watch some of the early UFC events with no rounds or time limits and see how much they dragged on sometimes. Then get back to me.
     
  13. UJustGotChaeld

    UJustGotChaeld Steel Belt

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    I agree and I say don't even pay them. Then it's not a real fight. Let the REAL fighters come out!

    BLEED GODS hear me!!!
     
  14. riitzni

    riitzni Silver Belt

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    You're right TS, 173 was full of fights that-

    Er, wait, it wasn't?

    Oh. Well shut up then.
     
  15. Lethal_Striker

    Lethal_Striker Silver Belt

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    Two men enter the cage, but only one leaves.
     
  16. Kafir-kun

    Kafir-kun Autocratic Centrist

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    I've often wondered if they should implement an overtime rule. If a guy is getting blitzed maybe they should give them 10 extra seconds to try and finish. I think it would be a little difficult to implement though and the sport is fine without it.
     
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    Thai rules. Win more rounds but not the match because did less damage overall.
     
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    Retarded idea. Not just because it's hard to implement, but why should time be added on to help one guy get the win?
     
  19. Magnum1978

    Magnum1978 Silver Belt

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    I agree in principal.

    Reality is a different matter, but I think:

    * The scoring system should align better to the spirit of Vale Tudo (actual fighting), meaning:
    - JUDGE a fight overall - don't score each round, rather score the fight as it it was one big round (or just use the round scoring as a GUIDE to judge overall, so a judge still renders a decision)
    - Remove all criteria from rewards that isn't based on damage or threat of finishing (or at least make these the clear highest things for reward) - reward for 'control'/position is being exploited
    - Fix some of the bogus rules like no upkicks/knees to downed fighters to balance out/create some fairness between top and bottom position
     
  20. Kafir-kun

    Kafir-kun Autocratic Centrist

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    I'd rather the clock work in favor of the guy trying to finish instead of the guy trying to survive.
     

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