Would you enjoy watching the UFC include Muay Thai fights on the same card and cage?

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  1. MuayThai101

    MuayThai101 Purple Belt

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    I love how One Championship has kickboxing, muay thai rulesets included in their MMA cards. Kickboxers use normal boxing gloves but muay thai fighters use MMA gloves. And they all fight in the cage. Very fun to watch. Casual fans will still tune in because its UFC.

    What do you think?
     
  2. Khalabeeb Stiopic

    Khalabeeb Stiopic I Back. Trust me i back Double Yellow Card

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    Id rather watch real Muay thai but i guess id watch
     
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  3. AimedWithV

    AimedWithV Wound in the Force

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    I'd prefer Muai Boran.
     
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    No. I see why people could like it, but it downgrades the sport and is not a good thing from a marketing pov.

    We had that for years in Holland and it really didnt work out. Most people just came for the MT fights and were bored to death when MMA (called Mixfight back then) came.
     
  5. EXOICHO

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    Yes. I love watching Muay Thai with MMA gloves. That Haggerty fight just now was amazing.
     
  6. Mahkor

    Mahkor Drunkmaster Flex

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    Fuck yeah, One just had one with MMA gloves and it was fantastic.
     
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    No. UFC is MMA. Muay Thai is not.
     
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    Tony is the type of guy who would wear muay Thai gloves to roll a bjj sparing
     
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  9. Slatersan

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    I pay to watch mma sometimes. I never pay to watch muay thai.
     
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  10. MuayThai101

    MuayThai101 Purple Belt

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    What if they set up McGregor vs Barboza in a muay thai fight in the cage with MMA gloves?

    What if Yodsanklai comes in to fight Conor in a muay thai fight?

    Conor vs khabib in a kickboxing match.

    Ufc marketing can hype up anything.
     
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    Nope.
     
  12. JonKunDo

    JonKunDo Postin 25/8

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    No, I just find it irritating when cards mix rule sets. You wouldn't go to Wimbledon and find them switch to Badminton half way through would you?

    If the UFC want to have separate cards promoting MT and call it something else then sure, why not?
     
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    JonKunDo Postin 25/8

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    What if it was an mma fight instead.. because ya know.. they're mma fighters and that's what they're good at.
     
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    Nah...
    Most fights are bad MT anyway...bc takedown defense.

    Also, is pure MT, as in what they do in Lumpini, sanctioned in the USA?
    8 points striking, brain damage inducing and limb breaking fights, with gruesome clinch work...
     
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  15. Slatersan

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    Watching yodsanklai vs conor in muay thai would be cool. I dont want to see mma fighters only doing stand up though.
     
  16. DevNull69

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    Hell yes for me. I actually prefer those rules since they prevent the lay-n-pray, wall-n-stall soft core gay action that we often get in UFC.
     
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  17. CPH

    CPH Let's party

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    Uh... you do realize that Conor would go fetal within 2 minutes, right?
     
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    Would be nice on a card that turned into a snoozer which sometimes happens. It would wake the crowd up for sure, and I love Muay Thai
     
  19. AndyHugMercury

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    One isn't the first to do that strikeforce did that too back in the day. It's typically when the promotions don't have enough MMA fighters so they do kickboxing or mt as filler rizin and Pancrase do it too. UFC doesn't need to do that they have enough talent in MMA alone. Also kickboxing and muay Thai NEVER got popular in America so it wouldn't draw any fans
     
  20. spilotes

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    I’d rather them do that instead of putting cm punk in the cage.
     
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