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Feedback poll: should Fight Pass cards be moved to Best of the Rest?

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Would you like to see fight pass cards move to Best of the Rest?
Yes 15 29%
No 33 63%
Some other solution (please share with the class) 4 8%
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Would love to hear your feedback and see the votes.

Would the pick burnout be less if Fight Pass cards had their best fights moved to Best of the Rest?

Is there some alternative that you think would work better to stave off the UFC flood?

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Post #1   6/25/14 1:47:30PM   

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No way

If its a UFC event it should be in the main game

Post #2   6/25/14 1:48:53PM   

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Posted by sparky

No way

If its a UFC event it should be in the main game





Some of the guys complain it's hard to make picks because they don't know any of the fighters but to me that's the whole point of the game. You're supposed to research the fighters and make an educated guess.

Post #3   6/25/14 3:12:22PM   

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Posted by sparky

No way

If its a UFC event it should be in the main game




Agreed

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There are just so many events that unless its split up.

Meaning only PPV UFC numbered events are The Big Show and the rest (FN's, Fox, TUF Finales etc) are moved to Best of The Rest

This would probably be the only way to keep the interest or add more.

The massive amount of cards is one reason why the interest in the UFC has slowed down.

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Post #5   6/25/14 3:40:11PM   

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Posted by sparky

No way

If its a UFC event it should be in the main game



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Post #6   6/25/14 3:43:04PM   

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Posted by sparky

No way

If its a UFC event it should be in the main game



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When the best of the rest has better or more relevant fights then most of the fight pass cards, it's hard to consider the fight pass cards to be "the Big Show". Letters on the gloves don't hide that.

I propose simply picking and choosing what is for the big show, like Shawn91111 said.

Big Show to me would mean the significant big fights and not just those that happen in the UFC.

Take this weekend for example, to me almost all of them are best of the rest worthy except for a handful of fights.

Big Show:
Te Huna vs Marquardt - UFN 43
Palelei vs Rosholt - UFN 43
Hioki vs Oliveria - UFN 43
Swanson vs Stevens - UFN 44
Gastelum vs Musoke - UFN 44
Lamas vs Dias - UFN 44
Craig vs Ferreira - UFN 44

If WSOF was also this weekend, I'd through those good fights on the big show as well.
Fitch vs Hallman - WSOF 11
Gaethje vs Newell - WSOF 11
JZ vs Guiilliard - WSOF 11

Best of the rest would be everything else I guess, though considering some of the undercard fights that get left off of the BotR, some of the Fight Pass prelim fights shouldn't even be included in that. Chris Indich vs Vik Grujic isn't Big Show material, nobody would bat an eyelash if it wasn't on the BotR lineup either.

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Posted by GDPofMPG

When the best of the rest has better or more relevant fights then most of the fight pass cards, it's hard to consider the fight pass cards to be "the Big Show". Letters on the gloves don't hide that.

I propose simply picking and choosing what is for the big show, like Shawn91111 said.

Big Show to me would mean the significant big fights and not just those that happen in the UFC.

Take this weekend for example, to me almost all of them are best of the rest worthy except for a handful of fights.

Big Show:
Te Huna vs Marquardt - UFN 43
Palelei vs Rosholt - UFN 43
Hioki vs Oliveria - UFN 43
Swanson vs Stevens - UFN 44
Gastelum vs Musoke - UFN 44
Lamas vs Dias - UFN 44
Craig vs Ferreira - UFN 44

If WSOF was also this weekend, I'd through those good fights on the big show as well.
Fitch vs Hallman - WSOF 11
Gaethje vs Newell - WSOF 11
JZ vs Guiilliard - WSOF 11

Best of the rest would be everything else I guess, though considering some of the undercard fights that get left off of the BotR, some of the Fight Pass prelim fights shouldn't even be included in that. Chris Indich vs Vik Grujic isn't Big Show material, nobody would bat an eyelash if it wasn't on the BotR lineup either.



so are we supposed to all vote on which fights go to big show or BotR?

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No, just let someone who knows what's what do it every week.

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No, I agree with what sparky and majority said.

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If it does split up, it can't be by what card the fighters are on, since you'll miss out on picking some fights that deserve to be in the Big Show.

One way it could work:
Lump all fights (Botr & BS) together on one page. If a certain percentage of playgrounders pick the results for the fight, it should automatically be put in the Big Show category. The fights that are in the Big Show category are then locked at a certain time period prior to the event.

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Add in a K-1 league.

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Posted by Shawn91111

There are just so many events that unless its split up.

Meaning only PPV UFC numbered events are The Big Show and the rest (FN's, Fox, TUF Finales etc) are moved to Best of The Rest

This would probably be the only way to keep the interest or add more.

The massive amount of cards is one reason why the interest in the UFC has slowed down.



I'm probably in the minority, but I wouldn't care if the Fox cards, and numbered UFC ppv's were big show, and TUF and fight night's were best of the rest. I've become pretty beat down with all cards and new fighters. It's getting real tough to care about a lot of these undercard fights; especially since most of the guys don't deserve a roster spot. I'd more than likely be interested in just picking the big cards/fights. Looking into it, I guess that's what the Casual league is for. It's crazy to say, but I might be heading down that road.

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never mind.

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