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For Lesnar, the road to UFC gold proved surprisingly short. Within roughly six months, the former WWE Superstar climbed to the top of the ultimate fighting heap, capping his ascent with the upset victory over Couture.

Critics have noted that many of the fights on the UFC pay-per-view ended in the first round, leaving UFC producers scrambling to fill the three-hour event with content. The dearth of hearty competition left many viewers to watch less prestigious under-card fights and only served to bolster claims that UFC pay-per-view events can often be a "crap shoot" in regards to filling the full three hours.

For his part, Lesnar took the encouragment of the WWE Universe and the hard lessons forged during his fiery time at WWE and showed UFC and the world why he is not only a man of mettle but also a former three-time WWE Champion.

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Posted by MMAcca

Critics have noted...





I guess the writer counted himself and the guy working next to him.

Oh well, it's their job to spin it like this. WWE's still doing well, but would be doing a whole lot better if UFC wasn't around.

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ya, i saw this yesterday and got a pretty good laugh out of it


The dearth of hearty competition left many viewers to watch less prestigious under-card fights and only served to bolster claims that UFC pay-per-view events can often be a "crap shoot" in regards to filling the full three hours.

good job on the wwe writers on this bold statement.. it must be awfully easy to fill a 3 hour card when you know exactly what's going to happen

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Posted by gerg333
it must be awfully easy to fill a 3 hour card when you know exactly what's going to happen



So true.

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Critics have noted that many of the fights on the UFC pay-per-view ended in the first round, leaving UFC producers scrambling to fill the three-hour event with content. The dearth of hearty competition left many viewers to watch less prestigious under-card fights and only served to bolster claims that UFC pay-per-view events can often be a "crap shoot" in regards to filling the full three hours.




If lack of competition is measured by how many fights end early, I wonder how the UFC dropped levels in competition since UFC 90, considering there were 6 decisions that night. I'm at a loss.

Maybe the UFC should spend more live camera time doing things like this - Video

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I love how the WWE makes it out like Brock's experience with the company made him better off for MMA. I guess they are still jealous that their biggest superstar since Stone Cold left for greener pastures.

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Wow.....insane article. Well, in some ways it is a crap shoot!
These are REAL fights....anything can happen.
They aren't scripted.
Personally....I am ticked off when I can't see the preliminary match ups.
It was good to see the high amount of fights broadcast at UFC 91.
Critics can say what they like. Critics are usually haters, haters are usually jealous. Critics are born through lack of personal ability...so they become a writer or critic etc. It's like the Paparazzi....they take pics of stars because they can't be stars themselves.
The Pro Wrestling world is jealous....and scared.
Eventually Professional "Wrestling" will wither down to side show or carnival status....just kidding but it will come close to death.
I was a wrestling fan for well over a decade.
I was going to Pro Wrestling live when Bob Backlund was WWF Champ (pre Hulkamania days).
I have been a MMA fan since Nov 1993 ( UFC 1).
I "know" both sides of the coin well.
Bye bye "wrestling"...adios.

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Posted by MMAcca

For Lesnar, the road to UFC gold proved surprisingly short. Within roughly six months, the former WWE Superstar climbed to the top of the ultimate fighting heap, capping his ascent with the upset victory over Couture.

Critics have noted that many of the fights on the UFC pay-per-view ended in the first round, leaving UFC producers scrambling to fill the three-hour event with content. The dearth of hearty competition left many viewers to watch less prestigious under-card fights and only served to bolster claims that UFC pay-per-view events can often be a "crap shoot" in regards to filling the full three hours.

For his part, Lesnar took the encouragment of the WWE Universe and the hard lessons forged during his fiery time at WWE and showed UFC and the world why he is not only a man of mettle but also a former three-time WWE Champion.

-- WWE.com.






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Wow

Post #10   11/17/08 9:16:43PM