It's also not real life. In real life you would be able to feel how tired you are and guess your opponent by physical tell tales that aren't able to be shown with today's graphics. You're just needlessly handicapping yourself., but whatever.
Remember this is closer to Street Fighter than it is a real MMA fight.
I don't care, that small bar just ruins it for me.
With that bar on things are just not a surprise anymore, it's like having a little dummy on the screen showing you what body parts are already damaged. But I guess that's just me.