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Why is Bendo's fight not the main event?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by UncleFester, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. UncleFester Banned Banned

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    Pretty disrespectful for the former champ not to be the main event.
    The fight with the better fighters and more competitive fight should be the main event.
     
  2. Jin Akutsu Gengar Belt Platinum Member

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    He should be thankful Conor let him even be on this card.
     
  3. FinBJJ Black Belt

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    Because he isn't very exciting, doesn't have tons of fans and most importantly Conor is a huge draw.
     
  4. Meathead Jock WAR ASKREN

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    So we can turn off the TV after the Co-Main
     
  5. The Judas Pig Black Belt

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    That's when most will be turning it on.
     
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    Because connors the man people want to see now. That should be obvious by the amount of MCGOAT fanatics roaming these forums.
     
  7. Kalmah Snap Jitsu Belt

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    He better hope he has his job after this fight, the GOAT is going to be making roster cuts starting with Siver after this event. Conor Bless.
     
  8. melvinj0 Gold Belt

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    Cus Connor is a big draw. Flashyness and shit talk is what wins fans mainstream fans over, people eat that shit up.
     
  9. Oliver C. Red Belt Platinum Member

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    You make a valid point in the OP, but the reality right now is, more people are tuning in to see McGregor than Bendo. McGregor is the man right now. He's the new kid on the block and he's playing for high stakes. If he wins, he gets Aldo. If he beats Aldo, he's an instant Super Star. This is MMA high theater at it's best. Love him or hate him, you're going to tune in.
     
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  10. Bokelj Trigger central

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    He comes off a loss, the fight has been changed short notice. Conor is a big mouth, i mean draw
     
  11. The Accuser Brown Belt

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    Completely agree, TS. Also, I don't think squash matches should be main events.
     
  12. 613 Gold Belt

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    He has been in two of the most exciting fights ever. One of them with the guy he is fighting Sunday
     
  13. FinBJJ Black Belt

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    On his UFC run he has been in some boring fights and won a ton by split decision.
     
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    Normally I would have an issue with it. Mainly because I would worry about a boring Bendo decision sucking the atmosphere out of the arena. But with Mc'Goat in Boston no chance of that happening. Hopefully I am wrong and Cowboy can put him away.
     
  15. skysolo Gold Belt

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    He is not a huge draw, according to Dave Meltzer.
     
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    I think the main event and co-main should have been the other way around, personally... BUT I can also see why they put Conor on the main card. He has people talking right now. I think there's about a 30% chance Siver KO's him, but he's got people watching and that's what the UFC needs.
     
  17. FlyingKimurabar Silver Belt

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    Because the UFC believes Conor is a bigger draw.
     
  18. FlyingKimurabar Silver Belt

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    Well he hasn't done anything to prove it yet. I guess we'll see soon.
     
  19. crlkllr Black Belt

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    The UFC wants to promote McGregor more than Henderson, an ex champ who got knocked out in his last fight. I'd imagine there's little else to it.
     
  20. Phrozenspite Red Belt

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    He's a former champ, but he isnt the #2 guy at lw anymore and before cowboy it was going to be 2 guys coming off of losses
     

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