Originally Posted by Liddellianenko
I don't think the North American part matters as much, American fighters and fans tend to be the least nationalistic and don't much base their fighter preferences on that. Brazilians on the other hand are practically unanimous in supporting their countrymen against others, they'd probably pick Jussier Da Silva over Jones.
I couldn't disagree more. Americans have to be some of the most patriotic, nationalistic people on earth. The 'USA, USA, USA!' chant didn't come about because American fans wanted a way to voice their support for other nations.
Every country cheers on its own. I'd say the Japanese are the least obvious about it.