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Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by wolfss, Nov 9, 2019 at 4:29 AM.

  1. wolfss

    wolfss Purple Belt

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    UFC versus the rest. I was watching Bellator FC last night, and the quality of the fights was utter garbage. There is better fights at the liquor store where The bums gather in the parking lot, in Fresno California. I’ve cut down the amount of MMA that I watch. I don’t know if the Asian MMA associations Put on better shows. I think Douglas lima is going to come to the UFC very soon.
     
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    superpunch Silver Belt

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    The few ONE events I've watched are phenomenally entertaining. Actually more entertaining than the UFC, the guys go fighting both striking and grappling. Like no LNP; it's dynamic grappling and the striking is fireworks.
     
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  3. TCE

    TCE The Three Piece with the Soda

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    UFC is levels ahead of the competition obviously.

    Bellator does like the UFC's left overs, but they have some home grown talent as well with McKee, Lima, MVP, Minakov.

    Rizin, ONE, ACA all have pretty epic events with solid fighters.

    I would say PFL too but most their fighters are very wrestling heavy, not going for the finish and leading to boring decisions.
     
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    orangecuse Gold Belt

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    Yeah, but you missed Bellator's last show which had Frank Mir and Roy Nelson as the main event and that garbage can Rowdy Bec on the main card.

    Bellator has a lot of talent but Scott Coker is a joke. Mir and Nelson are completely over the hill and shot at this point. And when they fought in the UFC 8 years ago the fight wasn't competitive and it wasn't the main event.
     
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  5. elwani

    elwani Instigate, dominate, annihilate

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    Fresno liquor store fights are no joke though.
     
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  6. FWRGeorgie

    FWRGeorgie OH MY GOD!!!!

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    When I went to watch bellator in london about 4 fights had fighters with losing records... just kind of embarrassing
     
  7. ApplesVild

    ApplesVild Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Top level Bellator lightweights and welter weights are top 15 to 10 in the UFC.

    Fighters and fans will make all kinds of arguments and excuses but the truth is, if you're really a top five lightweight or welter weight, you would be in the UFC. More money, more prestige more fame (If that's something you want) and bigger opportunities.

    Douglas Lima would lose to everyone in the welter weight top 5 in the UFC
     
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    Mr.Maelstrom "Pull up" Belt

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    My favorite fan theory: Scott Coker didn't resign from Zuffa; he was sent to Bellator to sew the seeds of destruction lol
     
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    Poser Caust Green Belt

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    Definitely at least one bum on display last night in Bellator
     
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    The Bellator card was trash. Not a good example.

    They do put on some good events.

    Same with PFL, ONE FC, and others
     
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    you didn't enjoy King Mo glass Jawal last night bro?
     
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    Sir Punchalot Silver Belt

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    I find it hilarious when some muppet tries to argue that Bellator is on the same level as the UFC when some of their biggest fights have been between geriatric UFC leftovers.
     
  13. TCE

    TCE The Three Piece with the Soda

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    They've had 2 events since Mir/Roy.

    Literally one was last night, and the other was Lima/MacDonald.
     
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    Not every ufc card is great either
     
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    I've watched almost every event from every major company in last 3-4 years and my rankings would look something like this:
    1. UFC
    2. ONE FC
    3. KSW
    4. LFA
    5. Rizin
    6. PFL
    7. ACA
    8. Cage Warriors
    9. Road FC
    10. Titan FC
    11. M-1
    12. FNG
    13. Deep
    14. Pancrase
    15. Shooto
    16. Alaska FC
    17. EFC Worldwide
    18. KOTC
    19. Brave CF
    20. Combate Americas
    21. GMC
    22. Shooto Brazil
    23. CES MMA
    24. Kunlun Fight
    25. Island Fights
    26. BAMMA
    27. TKO
    28. Heat
    29. FFC
    30. SBC

    Company's power is defined by 3 things:
    1 number of fighters (talent pool)
    2 number of events (core fan base strength)
    3 income (TV budget/monetization)

    Based on that, Bellator is top 3 company in the world. However, their shows are weak and their fights are boring...and I fucking hate them. I hope they all lose their jobs and starve to death. That's the only company I hate.
     
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    TCE The Three Piece with the Soda

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    LOL, no Bellator in your top 30 list?
     
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    Draxton Captain shitpost

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    There was a thread on here where a guy was bragging that Bellator was snatching up all these American wrestlers and the UFC wasn’t.

    If people think Bellator is competing with UFC they are sadly mistaken. If you are signing guys with 0-0 MMA records you are not a top company.
     
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    1. UFC
    2. Bellator
    3. The rest

    Douglas Lima would beat Usman. Patricio Pitbull would beat Holloway
     
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    His opponent looked embarrassed to celebrate! Lol.
     
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    Lima just made a million dollars plus sponsors in his last fight and would beat Masvidal, Edwards, and RDA.
     

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