Woodley vs Diaz, "There is no consumer interest for this fight" - Luke Thomas

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  1. Zenkie

    Zenkie Yellow Belt

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    He said that on the MMA Beat LIve today. Is this true? I disagree with him. Would love to see this fight. What say you Sherdog? Mod, please create poll if possible. Thanks.
     
  2. Project 86

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    of course it's true these fighters like woodley and alvarez need to realize a money fight needs both parties not just 1 big money maker
     
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    Not taking a shot at you but why do people make threads when Luke Thomas says something controversial (read: he always says something controversial, that is the point)
     
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    Not nearly as much as people say there is
     
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    TheUnchosenOne Green Belt

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    Not any more than there would be if Diaz fought anyone else.
     
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    alpharowe3 Red Belt

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    Of all the fights you could make with Nick Diaz, Diaz vs Woodley is one of the worst.
     
  7. FlyingKimurabar

    FlyingKimurabar Silver Belt

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    They made a poll and like 85%+ wanted Wonderboy vs Woodley over him.

    I agree Woodley vs Nick isn't a money fight. If that fight was headlining a PPV and the rest of the card wasn't stacked how many PPV buys you think it'd get? I doubt over 300k.

    Nick hasn't wont a fight in 4 years and has been out for almost 2. That's relevant. People think because he was a draw with GSP and Silva he'd be a draw with Woodley and I don't think its the case. People don't want to see a guy who hasn't won a fight in 4 years fight for a title besides giant diaz nuthuggers.
     
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    I have to agree with that, Im not one of the Nick haters that are whining because this might come to fruition...but realistically a brand new champ calling out Diaz for a "money" fight....idk...probably woodley should keep quiet and fight some present contenders
     
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    Cygnus-X Red Belt

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    Diaz could probably draw better with someone else. Plus you don't want him in a title fight unless it's absolutely necessary.
     
  11. Bend NvR Break

    Bend NvR Break Order to Chaos. Chaos to Order.

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    Nah. Without the belt Robbie vs Diaz is the worst. Than Diaz vs WB is second because most people don't know who the hell WB is. Then Diaz vs Cowboy is third worst because that isn't main event material.

    Nick Diaz is well known/liked/popular and Woodley is the world champion. That's s money fight. Almost everything else is just a fight.
     
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  12. Zenkie

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    Yeah, for Woodley. Except Tyron wants this fight. Diaz will easily win. I know Nick can care less about that belt, but it would be real cool to see him as a UFC champ.
     
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    I don't want to see Diaz vs Woodley. Diaz doesn't deserve to fight a champion while Wonderboy does. Give Wonderboy his shot
     
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    YoungRonniecoleman Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Defend your belt before making demands, solidify the championship. End of story.
     
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    I agree and I like Nick. I just want to see him win a few exciting fights. Putting him against an unpopular wrestler is going to backfire and no one is coming out of that looking good.
     
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    he is right only retarded Nick Diaz fans thinks he is a draw
     
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    Funny how when a fighter has no chance of winning a belt they have no interest in it...
     
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  18. leto1776

    leto1776 Sherdog Wet Shaver Platinum Member

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    Bruh, you're making way too much sense here. The stoners won't understand it.
     
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    More interested in nick v robbie than a fight with woodley. The problem is when someone like robbie loses nick thinks they are now beneath him and wont fight them yet when he loses hes still the top guy lol.
     
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    The draw to this fight would be Nick having a chance at the championship -- absolutely nothing to do with the man he'd be fighting for it.
     
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