When 100% of the main card fights go to a decision...

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  1. Ballist1x

    Ballist1x Green Belt

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    Does it put you off watching the event? I cant watch every event live and often watch the next day. However, if all the fights go to a decision, and I mean 100% of the main card fights, and 6 under card fights, does it put you off?

    I am not a just bleed and I am not saying every decision is a snooze fest. But out of all those decisions, that's a lot of time to watch no finish happen...Peace.
     
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  2. BrunswickMAF

    BrunswickMAF Orange Belt

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    I definitely like to see a finish but if the fight is exciting a decision doesn't make a difference to me.
     
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  3. Hans Gercmiov

    Hans Gercmiov Steel Belt

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    All the best fights go to decision. Most of them anyway.
     
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  4. HHJ

    HHJ Jeg reiser til mørkets dyp der alt er dødt.

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    The main event made up for everything
     
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    tnsinga Blue Belt

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    I like decisions - more time to watch especially if you've been waiting and for a fight and engaging in the pre fight hype for a while, kind of annoying when you spend ages analysing the matchup and looking forward to a fight then its over too soon
     
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  6. Bend NvR Break

    Bend NvR Break Order to Chaos. Chaos to Order.

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    The better the two competitors the more likely it ends in a decision.
     
  7. Necrocrawler

    Necrocrawler Purple Belt

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    That depends of those decisions...
     
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    Fahcough Black Belt

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    That was a great thing about watching an hour behind on FP. You can see the markers in the scroll bar. The flurries, takedowns, sub attempt, if it went 1 or 3 rounds. If it started off stale, just skipped to next round or skipped fight all together.
     
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    Jay philips Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    That is good nobody suffered a level 3 concussion and if they are all good fights we can watch some good long wars, You are what they call a casual clinger you get bored watching fights because you don't actually like what your looking at you just want to fit in. You would be the one in the crowd booing when 2 fighters are trying to figure each other out and trying not to get their head knocked off because you have no idea what they are doing. Try watching bowling I hear they throw a strike just about every throw.
     
  10. VulcanNervPinch

    VulcanNervPinch Silver Belt

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    Yeah, I'm not a big fan.

    The percentage of decisions that are good hard fights with clear winners isn't that high.
    Often you get:

    a winner declared, even though they in no way showed they were decisively better
    somebody coasting/stalling for the last round
    cautious, conservative fighting
    lots of time spent watching, without much happening


    Some decisions are enjoyable, but most are underwhelming. And a full card of them is definitely lame.
     
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    Yea - like most said - depends on how the overall fight goes - can't knock a good scrap that goes all the way in my book.
     
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  12. The lord of bones

    The lord of bones Banned Banned

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    I'm cool as long as they're rushing every fighter out without a shit load of commercials like they did Saturday.
     
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    screaminleeman Red Belt

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    I am very surprised that I agree with most of the posters on page 1. I couldn't possibly care less if no UFC fight EVER ends with a finish. I only ask that the fighters put on a good performance, and I am entertained.

    I like MMA. I love high level technique on display. While I am not a fan of exploiting "loopholes" in the unified rules, I do respect that good coaches are 100% going to "expose" them, and accept that it is part of the evolution of our very young combat sport. These "coaches" are IMO doing the commission a favor clearly pointing out their shortcomings in creating the "loophole" within the rules initially.

    If you cannot tolerate closely contested fights that go to a decision, this is not the sport for you.
     
  14. LongTermLurker

    LongTermLurker "Et tu, Brute?" Platinum Member

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    I don't like knowing how fights end before watching, finish or otherwise. If I record I don't see results. Knowing a finish is coming would ruin it for me the same knowing it was going the distance.
     
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    Sometimes a fight with a finish can be terrible. Ex: Mir vs crocop. And a decision can be great. Just the last few main events that went to a decision were great. Lawler vs Condit, tj vs Cruz, bisping vs Anderson
     
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    Allen v Maza (sp?) Went to decision but it shouldn't have. But yeah it was a bit disheartening that we saw hardly any finishes
     
  17. TheWobbler

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    If a fight becomes boring I tend to skip through it if im not watching live until I start seeing some action.
     
  18. Ballist1x

    Ballist1x Green Belt

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    joined december 2015...

    I have watched virtually every UFC event, every pride event, all the Cagerage, M1 global, Dream, King of the cage and Strikeforce and i am a casual clinger.

    try harder Freud
     
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    RockstarChris Dwight Belt Banned

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    I almost always watch the UFC fights the next morning and I skip most of the fights that go to decision if i dont care about either fighter. Just being honest.
     
  20. Ballist1x

    Ballist1x Green Belt

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    my friends like to skip all of the build up and want to see the fight start. i like to see a bit of the walk in and hear the bruce buffer announcements. they just whizz to the go and start ff if there is any lapse in actions. But they still enjoy watching the fights.

    Maybe when you have seen too much this kind of apathy occurs?
     

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