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A Look At The UFC 149 Changes That Have Ravaged The Card

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I'd argue that the Barao and Faber fight is going to be more competitive, and a more entertaining contest to watch than Aldo vs. Koch.

Post #16   6/18/12 12:32:04AM   

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Posted by Budgellism

Let's take a look at how the card looked on May 9th, the day that the UFC officially announced the main and co-main events:

Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Thiago Alves

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This was originally Yoshihiro Akiyama vs Thiago Alves

Post #17   6/18/12 12:55:40AM   

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I really don't mind all the changes.

I just take the cards as they come knowing ill eventually see the fighters I want to.

Also you never know what could happen. Example being a fight that was switched could turn into a blockbuster fight that could have never happened

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Post #18   6/18/12 1:10:12AM   

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Posted by FlashyG

Its very weak on paper, but we've all seen cards that looked great beforehand turn out as duds and weaker cards ending up quite entertaining.

Hopefully some of those guys who aren't used to getting time on main cards put on a show in an attempt to raise their profile.

Something tells me this card will have a higher number of people watching on streams though.



Troof! I seem to enjoy fight nights over ppv's a lot for that unpredictability and guys looking to make their name.

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Post #19   6/18/12 1:17:26AM   

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I bet Dana and Joe cry a little bit each time a phone rings.

At least the biggest fight of the summer has remained injury-free. My bet is that the UFC has forced Sonnen and Silva into padded rooms. Maybe some cryopreservation until fight time.

Post #20   6/18/12 2:19:14AM   

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Posted by Franklinfan47


Posted by Budgellism

Let's take a look at how the card looked on May 9th, the day that the UFC officially announced the main and co-main events:

Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Thiago Alves

LINK



This was originally Yoshihiro Akiyama vs Thiago Alves



If you read the article it says that Akiyama was pulled May 8th and the main card was officially announced on May 9th

Post #21   6/18/12 2:43:31AM   

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Shit take a title fight away from Ufc 148

They should have just taken bader vs machida

And had the Damm main event shogun vs bader
Then Ufc fox main event machida vs Phil Davis.

What are they smoking over there

Post #22   6/18/12 3:16:15AM   

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Posted by DrivenDavies15


Posted by Franklinfan47


Posted by Budgellism

Let's take a look at how the card looked on May 9th, the day that the UFC officially announced the main and co-main events:

Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Thiago Alves

LINK



This was originally Yoshihiro Akiyama vs Thiago Alves



If you read the article it says that Akiyama was pulled May 8th and the main card was officially announced on May 9th



Beat me to it

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Post #23   6/18/12 5:51:50AM   

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Posted by Chael_Sonnen

The worst MMA fight card is better than any NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL game.



You forgot to include "In my opinion" at the beginning of this statement....because that is all it is....your opinion.

Post #24   6/18/12 7:42:15AM   

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Compared to 147, this card looks like UFC 100 on paper. UFC 147 blows.

Post #25   6/18/12 11:27:11AM   

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Posted by Sir_Karl


Posted by Chael_Sonnen

The worst MMA fight card is better than any NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL game.



You forgot to include "In my opinion" at the beginning of this statement....because that is all it is....your opinion.

i think he is mostly correct, but the 60 buckaroo buy in would be the most compelling argument in favor of those other sports.

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Post #27   6/18/12 5:17:16PM   

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Posted by Sir_Karl


Posted by Chael_Sonnen

The worst MMA fight card is better than any NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL game.



You forgot to include "In my opinion" at the beginning of this statement....because that is all it is....your opinion.



Listen bud.....

When The Voice of Reason says it's a fact and not an opinion, it's a fact.

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