the only other site i used before the PG was sherdog, and i was hardcore into it for a couple years. yes the douchebaggery was quite annoying but the community was large and the constant topics/convos/arguments made it appealing at the time. most of the time is extreme haters vs extreme nuthuggers going on and on (ie GSP fans vs Penn fans). i ended up acting like a douchey GSP nuthugger who shat on Silva and Penn every chance I got because it was fun. it was also my only source of MMA news cuz I was too lazy to search elsewhere...plus anytime there was any big news that broke 100 brand new threads would surface within half an hour so it was hard to miss it. there were some good troll threads but for the most part it was a bunch of stupidity.
it took me a while to fully get entrenched in this site (almost a year of just fantasy picks and occasional news reading) but it got me hooked and I cant go anywhere else anymore. this site has pretty much everything you need in an MMA site. i rarely go back to sherdog as it is full of blind hate, over the top nuthugging, and it is very rare to get a legitimate discussion going on that site.
MMAPG = #1 p4p