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  1. TheBloody9 Orange Belt

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    During the DC fight, the crowd was even booing when Cormier had Henderson mounted. Cormier never once stopped attacking, and was just doing whatever he wanted with Dan. He had his back, side mount, mount, taking him down at will and if it was any other fighter, DC would've gotten the TKO. If it was GSP fighting, the crowd would've been going nuts for every little thing he did.
     
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    Because everbody loves Hendo.
     
  3. SuperiorHands Purple Belt

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    Because Dan is an old school legend that most people want to see getting KO's not being out wrestled.
     
  4. Lucifer Alpha The Catastrophe Banned

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    The crowd knew it was a mismatch and that made it uncomfortable to watch.
     
  5. Jesse aM Green Belt

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    Because most of the fights were pretty boring except the Main Event
     
  6. Junbo79 Blue Belt

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    Once it goes to the ground 90% of the arena can no longer see what is going on. Ground fighting destroys the atmosphere. Unfortunately for anyone in attendance, the Cormier fight was a time to take a piss before the main event. A round and a 1/2 in, pretty sure everyone realized how that fight plays out. Not that it was a bad fight, but watching a fight live, then having to switch to watching the tv screens to watch a 1 sided wrestle fest with no commentary sucks.

    So the real question is what the UFC can do to fix that shit?
     
  7. brisko21 Blue Belt

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    Dan Henderson has struggled with guys that are average in the welterweight division. DC was wrecking guys at heavyweight and Cain is lucky they are friends. DC and Dan are worlds apart. I just hope DC gets his hands on Jones.
     
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    DC's ground game was way too safe and more of a cardio attack than a real attempt to GnP.

    He was late in the 3rd round before he even risked going for a finish. Mostly he just wanted to grind out a safe 3 round top-control game.
     
  9. GET NO SCOPED Orange Belt

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    Can I mistakenly shoehorn race into here?
     
  10. TheBloody9 Orange Belt

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    Yeah, that's the thing though. When GSP does it, the crowd loves it. I'd say Cormier's even more aggressive and he seeks to finish. But he gets no love lol
     
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    would rather have seen DC vs. rashad
     
  12. Post Crisis Professional Shit-poster

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    Blatant, emphatic racism.
     
  13. Rex Kwon Do ál-ḥámdúlílláh

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    Because they love Hendo and wanted to see the old man KO the bigger, younger, more polished fighter that was DC.
     
  14. iwhoopedbatman Fox Hunter Extraordinaire

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    Because DC is boring.
     
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    ^^^This^^^
     
  16. BigDougieP Yellow Belt

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    Guys that shoot every four seconds and look to maintain top control don't generally get people all that fired up.

    DC is obviously a very adept grappler and a powerful man, but unless you're deep into amatuer wrestling as an artform inside the cage, his fights can be chores.
     
  17. orangecuse Gold Belt

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    Because MMA is just growing too fast for them to keep up with it.

    But seriously the real answer is....


















    cuz
     
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    Ben Askren walked into the arena to check on the action and everyone feel asleep.
     
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    GSP at least made a takedown exciting because he had a great power double.
     
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    UFC crowds are terrible. This is known.
     

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