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UFC champs Anderson Silva and Jon Jones, plus Barboza, fall short at ESPY Awards

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A great night of MMA at "UFC on FUEL TV 4: Munoz vs. Weidman" was a not-so-good night for the sport at the 2012 ESPY Awards.

For the fifth year in a row, MMA lost out to boxing in the "Best Fighter" category at the 2012 ESPY Awards.

Additionally, Edson Barboza fell short on votes in the "Best Play" category.

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Post #1   7/12/12 3:22:08AM   

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it's ESPN. I'm not surprised.

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Post #2   7/12/12 4:29:54AM   

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The show was awful. 2:45 minutes of comedy and rambling and 15 minutes of awards. I didn't agree with half of the awards, but that is my opinion.

Post #3   7/12/12 7:24:49AM   

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how does barboza's ko get beaten by someone throwing a ball in a hoop !

Post #4   7/12/12 7:41:14AM   

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Looks like the students of Indiana voted like crazy. That play was the worst of the group. Buzzer beaters happen all the time.

Don't even get me started on Floyd.

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What I thought Tebow/Thomas won best play?

Listen did anyone here actually vote for Barboza's play? If you didn't vote you cannot complain about the outcome.imo

I thought Jon Jones was easily the best Athlete of the year 2011 was Bones year! To bad more people didn't witness his greatness.

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Posted by Poor_Franklin

it's ESPN. I'm not surprised.



Perfectly said.

Bias for the "major" sports

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Post #7   7/12/12 3:06:25PM   

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Posted by frizzzlecake



Listen did anyone here actually vote for Barboza's play? If you didn't vote you cannot complain about the outcome.imo




i voted

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Posted by george112


Posted by Poor_Franklin

it's ESPN. I'm not surprised.



Perfectly said.

Bias for the "major" sports



Post #9   7/12/12 4:40:35PM   

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i think it shows how MMA is still trailing most of the other sports in sheer numbers of viewers. thats unfortunate because all those other sports are stupid. in all seriousness, our sport has a ways to go yet, but it was nice to see MMA fighter at least up for these awards

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Post #10   7/12/12 5:04:12PM