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UFC on Fox: Shevchenko vs. Peña is Better Than UFC 208 Holm vs Randamie

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  1. Vulcan Red Belt

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    Valentina Shevchenko vs. Julianna Peña
    Donald Cerrone vs. Jorge Masvidal
    Andrei Arlovski vs. Francis Ngannou
    Raphael Assunção vs. Aljamain Sterling
    Hector Lombard vs. Brad Tavares
    Jason Gonzalez vs. J.C. Cottrell
    Nate Marquardt vs. Sam Alvey
    Eric Shelton vs. Alexandre Pantoja

    vs

    Holly Holm vs. Germaine de Randamie
    Glover Teixeira vs. Jared Cannonier
    Travis Browne vs. Derrick Lewis
    Ian McCall vs. Neil Seery
    Ryan LaFlare vs. Roan Carneiro
    George Sullivan vs. Randy Brown
    Marcin Tybura vs. Luis Henrique
    Nik Lentz vs. Islam Makhachev
    Wilson Reis vs. Ulka Sasaki
    Dustin Poirier vs. Jim Miller
     
  2. themainman Like nobody has ever seen before!

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    Isn't Holloway v Aldo on 208
     
  3. Danespina Gold Belt

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    Yes but McCall vs. Seery isn't.
     
  4. Loko3 Purple Belt

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    Not if my boy Waldo is on the card
     
  5. fatlipjesus Banned Banned

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    Back to back PPV events headlined by WMMA kinda sucks. Would be forgivable if one was JJ, but the Holm - Randamie fight is total shit.

    Love Shevchenko but could possibly be a boring as fuck fight if Pena gets her way.
     
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    207 and 208 are both piss poor cards on paper but sometimes the week cards bring the most excitement.
     
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    lol at people already rating cards like they are done.
     
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    Here is to hoping Tavares KO's Lombard and sends him on his way.
     
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    not gonna lie but i'd rather see that pena vs bullet card more than an aldo ppv, its more stacked for an mma fan.
     
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    Wasn't everyone complaining about 206 but now it's getting praised as potential card of the year...you never know
     
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    Nope, Holloway has to go to Disneyland so he can't make it (his words)
     
  12. sonhow Silver Coin

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    I'd guess 208 isn't finished yet....

    207? I mean there are some diehard Ronda haters out there but she still is the 2'nd biggest star + BW title fight fight with undefeated contender + TJ/Lineker + Cain/Werdum +Saffedine/Kim,, Hendricks/Magny etc.
     
  13. Senbonzakura Sakuraba Bless

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    207 is a solid ppv, that guy is smokin rocks if he thinks it's "piss poor"
     
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    Shelton vs Pantoja... Why the hell they put two of the best TUF guys to fight each other?

    I prefer Bullet vs Peña's card too
     
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    All I know is I'm excited for Cain vs Werdum rematch. Cain gonna avenge that loss and take that belt from Stipe.
     
  16. FlyingDeathKick Silver Belt

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    Is Holm vs Randamie the main event? If so why? Holloway has won 10 straight and Aldo's only loss in the past 10 years is Mcgregor. Even if you say this title doesn't feel legit because they just gave Aldo the belt it's still more legit than the belt Holm and Randamie are fighting for. Also Cerrone vs Masvidal should be the main event of the Denver card.
     
  17. mikedanton Banned Banned

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    Without a doubt.
     
  18. FlyingDeathKick Silver Belt

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    Nah Cain's going to get tornado kick ko'd.
     
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    They haven't announced Holm/GDR as the main event. The main event will be something else.
     
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    More important then legit is which fight is going to attract more viewers? Holm is likely a bigger draw then Aldo and Holloway, so it makes sense to feature her and thus get as many eyes on the card as possible.

    Don't forget Holloway/Pettis just got a estimated 150 buys and Aldo has gotten 180 with Zombie and Mendes. That's what UFC would probably repeat with Aldo/Holloway, so better to try something new with Holm who just delivered very big numbers on fox.

    Also regarding Cerrone/Masvidal, again females draw big ratings where as Condit/Maia was the lowest drawing main event in fox history. Cerrone/Masvidal could do even worse then that.
     
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