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Which current champion has the most fans?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Ashi Barai, Jan 20, 2015.

  1. Ashi Barai

    Ashi Barai Blue Belt

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    Im curious on what type of following the current champions have. how you would rank the current champions from the fan fav to the champ with the least amount of fans?
     
  2. I'd say Jones and Weidman have strongest fanbases on here at the moment.
     
  3. HIMBOB

    HIMBOB Steel Belt

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    Ronda.

    Fans that could their last 3 opponents: Jones.
     
  4. BigMuffler

    BigMuffler Loli is love loli is life!

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    Lawler and Pettis are pretty much universally liked here

    Weidman is pretty well liked

    Off Sherdog R3 and Jones
     
  5. iboufring**

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    Weidman. Anderson had alot of haters.
    Lawler have alot of old school fans.
    Jones gained some fans during the buildup to 182
     
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    the ax murderer Looking At The Stars.

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    Might Mouse.
     
  7. PrincesaZelda

    PrincesaZelda White Belt

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    Are we talking about in the USA, or internationally? For instance, Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor are probably massively more famous in their home countries than they are to the rest of the world.

    Edit: I forgot Conor isn't even a champion, but still a good example of the message I was trying to convey. I imagine Gustaffson is more famous in Sweden than he is in America.
     
  8. RockUmSockUm

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    Why did you all limit it to Sherdog fans? TS didn't mention Sherdog only fans. I'd say R3 has the biggest fanbase, followed by Cain.
     
  9. pick999

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    jones
     
  10. paynebringer

    paynebringer Titanium Ape Planet Belt... Always Defend ♠♠♠

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    Are you trying to create another Conor McGregor thread in disguise?
     
  11. Hans Gercmiov

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    Got to be Jones.
     
  12. BigMuffler

    BigMuffler Loli is love loli is life!

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    Is Cain that popular? He never fights, hard to imagine him being moreso than Jones.
     
  13. Dethrone1989

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    Ronda. 1M followers on instagram. Thats baller status.
     
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    The Chris due to all the Silva haters

    I predict if anyone ever beats Jones they will become the most popular champion in UFC history
     
  15. Until you create an account on Sherdog to insult some anonymous kid who was hating on your fav fighter, you're not a real fan brah.
     
  16. Pangi

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    Going by Twitter which is probly as close as accurate as can get at this time
    Jones is at 1 mil followers
    Ronda is at 725k followers
    So it's jon jones.
     
  17. submerged88

    submerged88 The 88 refers to a car--not H H.

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    Jones.

    Plenty of sherdoggers hate him but outside this little bubble there are a lot of Jones fans who buy his PPV fights and follow him on social media.
     
  18. ConradMcgilcuty

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    Outside of sherdog..Ronda and Jones. Aldo on sherdog.
     
  19. Weidman

    Weidman Still my booooy!

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    McGregor obviously
     
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