UFC 229 - Conor VS Khabib

Discussion in 'Sports Zone' started by zerofill, Oct 1, 2018.

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Who wins?

  1. Conor

    7 vote(s)
    30.4%
  2. Khabib

    16 vote(s)
    69.6%
  1. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    It's great for business, just looks bad for the sport.
     
  2. jterrell

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  3. atlantacowboy

    atlantacowboy Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    When will these guys learn that Connor is an act. The guy is promoting a fight and trying to sell PPV's. He is a promotional genius. He took a guy like Khabib that nobody wanted to see and sold the most PPV's in UFC history. Khabib reacting after the fight was just dumb. Nobody buys the fight after the fight.
     
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  4. CalPolyTechnique

    CalPolyTechnique Well-Known Member

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    McGregor suspended by UFC for medical. Not sure what this about.
     
  5. jterrell

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    The most awesome thing about this tweet is not that the Dad is speaking of "spanking" his bear wrestling son
    it's that the Dad is wearing the belt!! LOL.
     
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  6. jterrell

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    Almost every UFC gets a short medical after the fight.
    Taking the butt whipping he did it would have been miracle to not face one.
    Saw they were targeting the Garden in NYC next year the day before St Patty's Day for his next fight.

    Oh weeee scanty money grubbing UFC, lol.....
     
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  7. uvaballa

    uvaballa Well-Known Member

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    LOL
     
  8. Ren

    Ren Well-Known Member

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    Bus attack kinda contradicts this
     
  9. atlantacowboy

    atlantacowboy Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Not really. The bus attack was staged and never made any sense to begin with other than the manufacturing of a rivalry thus setting the stage for a more interesting fight........a higher grossing fight. It was classic WWE staged violence. Throwing things at a bus is not the most effective way of hurting someone if that was the intention, but it can be unpredictable. The fact anyone got hurt was an accident.

    The whole rivalry is absurd b/c Khabib is a quiet respectful fighter. He doesn't bad mouth or taunt anyone. Conner was juicing him to get him involved in the fight promotion, b/c lets face it, nobody wants to see Khabib fight. I laughed at the bus attack b/c it was so transparent.
     
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  10. Ren

    Ren Well-Known Member

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    Wow,.. I don't even know how to respond to that

    So the arrests and court hearings and everything was staged? Lol
     
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  11. CalPolyTechnique

    CalPolyTechnique Well-Known Member

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    Lol, so the New York courts were involved in this charade right?
     
  12. Nightman

    Nightman Capologist

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    and now they are going for Connor's money too

    He tried to jump out too and he punched a Khabib guy first
     
  13. uvaballa

    uvaballa Well-Known Member

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    Khabib told UFC and the commission to keep the check. Good to see some guys aren’t all about the money.
     
  14. HowardC

    HowardC Well-Known Member

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    Screw that. He shouldn't let those greedy *******s have his money. That's all they care about.
     
  15. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Lost in the Woods

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    That's why they are confounded by his response to Conor's "promoting" the fight.
     
  16. CalPolyTechnique

    CalPolyTechnique Well-Known Member

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    I respect Dana in a lot of ways because he was the driving force in raising the profile of the UFC.

    That said, he's a total front runner and Khabib is not wrong in calling out White for his blind eye regarding McGregor's past issues.

    White is certainly to be blamed for promoting the fight using the bus footage which is tantamount to endorsing those actions.
     
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  17. cwbyfn88

    cwbyfn88 Well-Known Member

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    Such an awesome fight. The drama at the end was a cherry on top
     

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