UFC needs to spice things up

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  1. nutts

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    I've been watching MMA since the late 90's. Obviously Dana and company know what they're doing or they wouldn't have survived this long. So, who am I to question their product, but it seems as if they could do more to regenerate interest with some of the long time fans who seem to get a little bored with the same ol same ol product.

    Why not have a card every now and then featuring certain camps against others like the first few Bushidos in pride? Why not have one event with a ring minus title shots. Or a tournament? Or more catch weight fights? As said, I know the UFC is doing fine but why not have a few throwbacks for the old fans every once in a while. Besides, TUF did very well and perhaps saved the company. Would just like to see some new stuff added or some old thrown back in.
     
  2. nutts

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    Or even have another season of TUF like the one with serra and Lutter
     
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    I would like to see a TUF for a #1 contender, it doesn't just have to be comeback fighters, throw in some young guys in there two. That would be nice.
     
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    They tried a few gimmicky things back inthe day.

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    I'm still waiting on the next Fight For The Troops.

    I remember one was held in an open aircraft hangar and all the fights were amazing.
     
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    I liked this idea; why not a USA vs. Brazil?
     
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    I've been hoping for this for years, by far my favourite season of TUF. The actual finale wasn't great, and Lutter coming in heavy sucked but Serra actually beating GSP topped it off nicely.

    I don't see why they don't do camp v camp events, for local shows they end up stacking with fighters from local/competing camps anyway. No harm in making it official. The latest TUF wasn't fantastic, but the atmosphere at the fights because they were actually local gyms and friends & family were there looked incredible.
     
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  10. spid3yo

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    Which fighters are you going to pay a fraction of the price to fight in exhibitions with the intent to have them leap frog the entire division? People really want this?
     
  11. ill0giKaL

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    I'd tune in. It'd be like a large title shot tournement....oh ... hello TUF 4
     
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    TUF is out of gimmicks tbh...

    First season was great and had great fights/fighters...Then before long they had football players, guys with dyed hair, afros, crazy tattoos, loudmouths, drunks, kimbo, using champs to delay fights...The show has become a joke, and the fighters fight to not lose...

    If they would add a womens 145 lb class and have Cyborg vs Tate, or some shit, that would be the ticket...
     
  13. nutts

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    I see nothing wrong with having a grand prix for some of the older fighters who won't compete for the title. Sure you have injuries, but that's why you have it span over a few months. Also, if you have it overseas, do their have to be weight classes?
     
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    Having 3 or 5 fighters from two camps fight each other and dubbing it alpha male vs. american top team would be diff than country vs. country.
     
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    Having their more popular fighters and champs fight more often would be good enough to me. Unless a fighter is injured, they should be forced to fight at least 3 or 4 times per calendar year. Too many fighters are sitting on the bench for 10-12 months when they during that timespan should have fought at least twice.
     
  16. nutts

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    True, now days its like if a fighter breaks a nail there is a possibility he may cancel. I understand legit injuries and I understand that fighters train much harder and differently than before....however its almost impossible for a fighter to go into a fight 100% with no bumps and bruises these days.
     
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    bra and panties match

    loser leaves town match

    No weight battle royale

    tag team fights
     
  18. nutts

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    I've entertained the idea of tag team fights before. That would be amazing.
     
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    I think they need hotter ring girls who have more air time. Maybe have them dance in the cage between rounds or clean up the blood like Ice Girls in the NHL.

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    i think they should bring back Pride once a year, with Pride rules and ring. Would do big numbers.
     

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