Why the UFC will never be as popular as team sports

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  1. CashMoney1991

    CashMoney1991 Orange Belt

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    Mainly cus of all these damn injuries. In team sports such as nfl nhl mlb etc one injury doesn't fuck up a game because there's still many other players going on but in the fight game it's a fucking process to just have one fight happen but could go down the drain due to injury, failed drug test, bad weight cut etc these are the main reasons why it'll never ever be as big as the major team sports
     
  2. Zeppeling

    Zeppeling ritehand Double Yellow Card

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    All of those circumstances affect team sports as well. There's much less credibility in a Super Bowl where Brady is injured and they go on to lose.
     
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    Shit, the Broncos would have looked better if they sat Manning (he wasn't 100% in the playoffs) and played Brock Osweiler in the SB.
     
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    This much is true. But to be fair, anyone who would have replaced Cerrone would have done better vs RDA.
     
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    I think it's more that MMA is a combat sport. You don't often get injury pull-outs from other individual sports like tennis or golf. Boxing is the same, lots of injury pull outs.
     
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    Didn't even last 2 minutes. Sad.
     
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    Other sports don't have this kind of panic attack that will make them want to quit
     
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    Combat sports are not that popular, is really that simple, Boxing has been around for ages and its not at that level, and MMA is years behind Boxing....
     
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    True but the show would still go on because it's a team thing the Cowboys played 3/4 of the season without romo
     
  10. mjmj

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    There are a lot of reasons MMA isn’t as popular as team sports. This certainly isn’t the main one.
     

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