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What 3 things would you Change about the UFC?

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  1. SherdogFan23 Brown Belt

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    My three changes are these six things.

    1) Get rid of weight cutting. Everyone will have a similar weight on the day before and day of the fight - this might involve more than the UFC to get it done.
    2) Change the scoring system to increase it from a 10 point system to something bigger. Detail should allow better scoring to reduce confusing split decisions - this might involve more than the UFC.
    3) Take eye poke point deductions out of the refs control. If one is detected and confirmed on video a point is taken as minimum penalty - perhaps use of better design gloves could stop this as well.
    4) Let the fighters have their sponsors back with their own choice uniforms within constraints. Give them more opportunity to show their personality before and after the fight - this would perhaps give some a chance to gain more fans and money.
    5) Change the bonuses. Every fighter that gets a finish gets a 25K bonus minimum. The best finishes and fight of the night still exist.
    6) If a fighter misses weight by more than a couple pounds also do a point deduction before the fight starts.
     
  2. zorg1000 White Belt

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    High school/college wrestling makes you do a hydration & body fat test at the beginning of the season to determine what's the lowest weight you can compete at.

    I don't see why the UFC couldn't do something similar.
     
  3. Thai Domi Silver Belt

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    Go back to UFC 1 rules
     
  4. SuperNerd Season Mode.

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    1 round, no stand-ups, knees on ground
     
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  5. Haliacmon WRECKING EVERYTHING

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    1. DW
    2. Rogan
    3. The rules (make legal face stomping, soccer kicks, knees to the head on downed opponents, all kind of elbows, mainly bring the PRIDE rules but allowing elbows to the head/face)
     
  6. z99 Green Belt

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    Codified as a rule a its ripe for exploitation.
    First day with your new "brain"?? Duh
     
  7. kingofthecans Orange Belt

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    Get rid of Dana, give higher pay to the fighters and offset that with a pay cut for myself and ban athletes who do horrible things, like chuck shit at buses, or pushing an opponent possibly injuring them and wrecking the companies event and the fights for the fans who paid good money. If you can't be professional you don't fucking belong. You wanna be a fucking fighter? Prove it.
    <{JustBleed}>
     
  8. Evangelion Gold Belt

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    Yea getting rid of

    Volkanovski
    Nunes
    Rose
    Weili
    Aldo
    Yan
    Dillashaw
    Moreno
    Korean Zombie

    Best way to improve Ufc
    Max
    Ortega
    Yair
    Giga
    Aljo
    Sandhagen
    Valentina
    Joanna
     
  9. ThulsaDooom Black Belt

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    1. No more cage. Pride style ring.

    2. Let fighters get their own sponsorships. As if some gambling website or shitty beer ad is classier than Condom Depot.

    3. Make rankings and belts actually matter.
     
  10. StoneColdSteveAustin Silver Belt

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    10 minute first round
     
  11. WOLVERINEKILLS Orange Belt

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    Fighter safety, fighter pay, company growth should be top priorities.

    1, Stop finger pokes to the eyes. Ruined a lot of fights and is sometimes not accidental in my opinion. Adopt PrideFC style gloves and start taking 1 point for first finger poke then another point + 10% of the fighter purse for the second, disqualification and 25% of the fighter purse for the 3rd violation. Guarantee it will cease quickly if violation penalties are severe and rule enforced strictly.

    2. One way to improve fighter pay is to increase bonuses for excellent performances. 1st round finish via KO or submission nets an extra $25,000 on the undercard, $50,000 on the main card. A finish after first round results in an extra $10,000 on the undercard, $25,000 on the main card. This would allow those who want more money to earn it, and this could be paid for by sponsors. “Venum’s 1st Round Finishes Of The Night” where the brand gets to pay for the highlight and the fighter makes more money while the fights would probably be more entertaining for the most part.

    3. Growth. Buy Bellator. They buy everyone else. But - unlike the other times - keep Bellator up & running. Put the DW Contendor series there, WMMA, and send older veterans (Overeem, JDS, Anderson Silva) and more well known ufc fighters there to be in immediate title matches to give Bellator more credibility among casual fans and gain interest in champ vs champ match ups. Masvidal, McGregor, Covington, Stipe - fighters they are unsure what to do with could go fight in UFC: Bellator and win a championship or participate in a tournament. It would be interesting and UFC could help themselves by building their own competition that they own & control. You could also make some fan friendly improvements and changes there first to test how they work. 1 UFC ppv, 1 UFC fight night, 2 UFC: Bellator fight nights per month.
     
  12. Grandwizard666 Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Literal death finishes the fight
     
  13. Sickbro69420 Purple Belt

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    Oh damn. <escalate99>

    I don't know if I could watch someone be beat to death. A long time ago I saw a drug cartel video making the rounds by accident where this guy chainsaws a couple of other guys and I'm still disturbed by it.
     
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  14. Grandwizard666 Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    I remember seeing this video of a Mexican lady getting decapitated with a knife by cartel member on Facebook of all places and he just held her head for awhile then chucked it like it was nothing
     
  15. Sickbro69420 Purple Belt

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    Holy fuck. That's brutal.
     
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  16. cheesus Gold Belt

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    Yearly GP's / tournaments, change the scoring system to favor damage, more leniency on drug testing, change UFC gloves to a more curved glove, improve fighter pay, scrap Venom sponsorship deal allowing fights to have their own approved sponsors, space out PPV's, remove HW cap.
     
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  17. danny23 Red Belt

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    1. Fighters pay. UFC only pays around 20% revenue to fighters. They can afford to double this and still keep over half for other projects like Dana’s gambling addiction. Also remove ugly uniform like sponsors and let fighters have their own sponsors.

    2. The rules. Knees to the head on grounded opponents and 12-6 elbows should be allowed. Soccer kicks shouldn’t be allowed though.


    3. Scoring. Stalling and inactivity shouldn’t score you points and the ref should step in if nothing happens for sometime, let’s say have a 30-40 second rule. Stalling for a long time or more than one round should cost you points, for both fighters points if they’re not actively engaging in stand up for example (Francis vs Lewis). Any move that doesn’t either improve position for a finish or cause damage shouldn’t score points.


    Extra: Drug cheats get 1-2 years for first strike, three years for second strike and permanent ban for third.
     
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  18. HeffDoesWant Brown Belt

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    Logical process for match making/title shots.

    1 cage size, Don't care which.

    Reasonable profit share based on fighting ability/results not promotability.


    TLDR, turn it into a sport league
     
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  19. HeffDoesWant Brown Belt

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    Add some nuance to the scoring, 95% of rounds being scored 10-9 is plainly stupid.
     
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  20. BadJuju Blue Belt

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    Mandatory titles defenses
     
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