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Would you like to have 5 round co-main events?

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  1. Combat Wombatt Black Belt

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    I think 5 round co-main events would be great. Who is for or against this?
     
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    In no world would I have liked to see another 10 minutes of Pearson vs Diego. The 15 we got was more than enough.
     
  4. lagofala Brown Belt

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    Depends on the fighters involved. I don't want to see 2 ppl gassing out because they are co main eventers.
     
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    That could happen in a main event.
     
  6. TheKnightMare Silver Belt

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    Depends on the fight. I would like to see Rory vs Woodley as a 5 round fight for sure.
     
  7. UL no more yellows Banned

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    I'll ask you this after the weekend
     
  8. pick999 Gold Belt

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    yes!esp if its title contender fight
     
  9. topDJbro** Banned Banned

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    I'm always a fan of giving guys more time to finish, I could see it being a problem for many fighters cardio as others have pointed out.
     
  10. Videodrome Orange Belt

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    Fights between top 15 fighters should always be 5 rounds IMO.
     
  11. reigning terroe Superintendent Skinner

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    Yes because a lot of co mains are big fights especially if there is a title on the card. Woodley vs Rory would be a good 5 round fight. It would test their cardio.
     
  12. null Gold Belt

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    I don't even want 5-round main events. That should be reserved for championship fights only. I never liked the change they made a few years ago.
     
  13. campbecc Gold Belt

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    I would like to see it.

    I also wouldn't mind if all fights between 2 top ten fighters were 5 rounds since they have major implications as far as title shots.
     
  14. sp00k 5 Steps Lower

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    only if it is either a title contender eliminator or a championship fight
     
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    Not only Main Events should be twenty five minutes.
     
  16. Alpinestar Brown Belt

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    Yeah why not. More fights the better.
     
  17. MMAViewer Black Belt

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    Only on ppv cards. On free nights the co main fighters aren't top 10.
     
  18. eli9567 Purple Belt

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    I think it would be good. And five round title eliminators.
     
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    If the UFC plans to pit a future challenger against a champ in the near future those guys should be fighting in 5 rounders so they can get ready for the champs they face.
     
  20. kphizzle Green Belt

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    I think if it's a title eliminator or significant fight it should be 5 rounds just to do it is a lot of fighting time not just for the fighters but camera crew and fill in fight I don't think it will happen
     

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