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Which title challenger does the UFC want to win most?

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  1. svmr_db

    svmr_db Orange Belt

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    Out of the three 245 title challengers, who do you think Dana etc actually hope wins? I think in order of most to least preferred it would be Volkanovski, Colby than GDR. The Australian market matters a hell of a lot more to UFC than Hawaii.
     
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    myjohnson9 GOAT

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    Dana would pull out his hair if Colby won the belt
     
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    Sweater of AV Silver Belt

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    Volk, GDR, Colby.

    The potential of Dana's butthurt if Colby wins is the only reason I wouldn't mind seeing him beat Usman.
     
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    This. Volk winning is probably neutral or even good for business.

    GDR or Colby winning is a fiasco.
     
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    svmr_db Orange Belt

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    Ehh I think UFC would prefer Colby wins more than GDR. Colby at least brings some drama, possibility of a Woodley match would bring some attention. GDR winning has zero upside, damages Nunes who UFC loves to sell as the female GOAT.
     
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    Jackonfire BMF Mod Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Colby - sets up a fight with Masvidal
    Volkanovski - Australian market now that Whittaker lost
     
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    RNC555 Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Colby vs Masvidal would sell! Especially if they spice that fake beef up! Casuals will eat that up!
     
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    Kono dio da! Green Belt

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    Idk about volkanovski. Dana loves holloway like a son.
     
  9. VinceArch

    VinceArch Venom in the veins.

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    I kind of want to see that.
     
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    svmr_db Orange Belt

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    That's fair but I still think if he had to choose one challenger to win over the others he'd pick Volk
     
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    DarkneT Mousasi is the BMF, change my mind Platinum Member

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    LOL but he’s bald dude

    Bet you feel dumb as fuck now
     
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    Colby, maybe Reyes since Jones is such a loose cannon.
     
  13. Dreyga2000

    Dreyga2000 Always Rooting for the Black Guy

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    UFC wants dominate champions. Overtime they begin to generate sales. For example if Nunes or Holloway racks please ten plus defenses they will start drawing decent crowds. If they get unthroned UFC gotta start from scratch.

    So I assume hey want Max and Amanda retains. However Usman still a new champ with a boring style so they are probably pulling for Colby
     
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    Sweater of AV Silver Belt

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    If GDR wins it opens up the division and they can sell a trilogy fight. Nunes will still be sold as the GOAT regardless imho. I probably overlooked the potential of some of Colby's future match-ups but a lot of big fights can be made regardless of whether Colby wins or loses. I think Dana would rather just not deal with Colby as champion but who knows.
     
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    Breaking One shall stand, and one shall fall.

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    And still...

    Volk is the only real threat, but Max will be ready.
     
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    bigconan Gold Belt

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    no way dana wants max to lose..
     
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    bigconan Gold Belt

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    even though colby can be a total asshole, he will bring people to watch him lose...so I don't think dana would be upset...he's a business man...he doesn't care if colby is a jerk or not...
     
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    honestly, I think volk is the perfect opponent for max...max won't have to look for him...volk will go right after him, running into all of max' shots...I see max stopping volk, probably late round 3 or 4....
     
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    Rosenstrike. UFC would love Ngannou and Jairzinho to fight a trilogy.
     
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    In Africa right?
     

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