Always big name fights in Toronto and Montreal? - Page 2 - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
UFC The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts organization, recognized as the largest MMA promotion in the world. The UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and is owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC. This promotion is responsible for solidifying the sport's postion in the history-books. UFC is currently undergoing a remarkable surge in popularity, along with greater mainstream media coverage. UFC programming can now be seen on FOX, FX, and FUEL TV in the United States, as well as in 35 other countries worldwide.

Reply

Old 09-28-2012, 05:54 PM   #11 (permalink)
Light Heavyweight
 
ClydebankBlitz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Glasgow
Posts: 3,444
Blog Entries: 1
ClydebankBlitz Is Beloved By AllClydebankBlitz Is Beloved By AllClydebankBlitz Is Beloved By AllClydebankBlitz Is Beloved By AllClydebankBlitz Is Beloved By AllClydebankBlitz Is Beloved By AllClydebankBlitz Is Beloved By AllClydebankBlitz Is Beloved By AllClydebankBlitz Is Beloved By AllClydebankBlitz Is Beloved By AllClydebankBlitz Is Beloved By All
I wouldnt go as far as Canada has no one else except Rory and GSP, but I get what you mean.

What other Canadians put on a main event right now in comparrison to how many Brazillians can main event.
__________________
FFL '14
Joe Warren : Cheick Kongo : John Dodson : Fabricio Werdum : Sergio Pettis



MMA Forum Survival GP Season 5 Winner

VIP FFL 2013: 19th (Last) - 40 Points
ClydebankBlitz is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 09-28-2012, 06:23 PM   #12 (permalink)
LL
Rough Sex and Banana Pudding
 
LL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Dance Class with Dom.
Posts: 8,341
LL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings System
Quote:
Originally Posted by jonnyg4508 View Post
The answer to this is Brazil has 50x more quality fighters than Canada. So they are able to put top Brazilians on Brazilian cards. Other than Rory and GSP Canada has nothing going for them....so obviously they will have to use more non-canadaians for their main card.

Also, as for why they get big fights....it is simple. They are in the same time zones as the U.S. Canada as good as their fans are wouldn't get all those huge fights if they switched spots with England. England gets no big fights because it is on live at 3pm here in the States. Pretty simple really.
True but I would still like to see how a Jones/Gustaffson or a Henderson/Diaz would be received down there.
__________________
THE PERFECT STORM

THE PERFECT RECORD

THE PERFECT FIGHTER
LL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2012, 07:55 PM   #13 (permalink)
You're Welcome.
 
Canadian Psycho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Eh?
Posts: 7,129
Canadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF Material
Quote:
Originally Posted by jonnyg4508 View Post
The answer to this is Brazil has 50x more quality fighters than Canada. So they are able to put top Brazilians on Brazilian cards. Other than Rory and GSP Canada has nothing going for them....so obviously they will have to use more non-canadaians for their main card.

Also, as for why they get big fights....it is simple. They are in the same time zones as the U.S. Canada as good as their fans are wouldn't get all those huge fights if they switched spots with England. England gets no big fights because it is on live at 3pm here in the States. Pretty simple really.
I suppose it was only a matter of time before some bozo came along with the Canada bashing (and imagine my shock that it's you). While I'll agree that Canada is currently lacking in main event fighters, to say we have no one representing us outside of Rory and GSP is laughably uninformed.
Canadian Psycho is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2012, 08:11 PM   #14 (permalink)
....Omar Comin'

 
El Bresko's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Sydney, Australia.
Posts: 4,785
El Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings System
Quote:
Originally Posted by Liddellianenko View Post
Because they sell out faster than anywhere in the world, unlike Brazil they pay US rates, the PPVs still broadcast at the same time, and the highest selling UFC fighter is Canadian and it's a convenient location for him. Most profitable combination ever.
Australia actually averages fastest ticket sales in UFC I believe. This makes me think, why doesn't Australia get any huge fights? It's mean.

Everything is more expensive here than pretty much anywhere in the world aswell. There's no excuse.
__________________






El Bresko is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2012, 08:18 PM   #15 (permalink)
Ultra-weight
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 6,401
jonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By Alljonnyg4508 Is Beloved By All
Quote:
Originally Posted by Canadian Psycho View Post
I suppose it was only a matter of time before some bozo came along with the Canada bashing (and imagine my shock that it's you). While I'll agree that Canada is currently lacking in main event fighters, to say we have no one representing us outside of Rory and GSP is laughably uninformed.
Who else do you have? Can you understand exaggeration? Did I really mean you have NO ONE? Or did I mean you have very few fighters that are big time that could be put in co-main or main event fights?

Name some more great Canadian fighters...I'll start:

Mark Bocek
Mark Hominick
Claude Patrick
Ryan Jimmo

You can pick it up from there..

Ill name some well known Brazilian fighters: Anderson, Wandy, Vitor, Machida, Shogun, JDS, Werdum, Big Nog, Bigfoot, Thiago Silva, Lil Nog, Jacare, Erick Silva very soon, Thiago Alves, Aldo, Barao...

Compared to a place like Brazil, Canada has very few good UFC fighters. But that isn't what I could of meant. I guess I'm a bozo. Call me a hater while you are at it.

Get some thicker skin!

Last edited by jonnyg4508 : 09-28-2012 at 08:46 PM.
jonnyg4508 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2012, 09:54 PM   #16 (permalink)
Bantamweight
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 912
mastodon2222 Is Running Through The Rankingsmastodon2222 Is Running Through The Rankingsmastodon2222 Is Running Through The Rankingsmastodon2222 Is Running Through The Rankingsmastodon2222 Is Running Through The Rankingsmastodon2222 Is Running Through The Rankingsmastodon2222 Is Running Through The Rankingsmastodon2222 Is Running Through The Rankingsmastodon2222 Is Running Through The Rankingsmastodon2222 Is Running Through The Rankingsmastodon2222 Is Running Through The Rankings
Canada is more UFC friendly - more reasonable liability laws, less red tape, less negative influence from US boxing authorities, lower union costs to set up, etc.
mastodon2222 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2012, 10:25 PM   #17 (permalink)
It's a league game, Smokey
 
Ape City's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Planet of the Apes
Posts: 6,622
Ape City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings SystemApe City Is Beyond A Rankings System
Because Canadians will buy all the tickets in the first 15 seconds the box opens. They kept adding seats in the toronto show and basically had people buy seats beyond the nosebleeds and they still sold. We love MMA up here.
__________________
mad props: Toxic
Ape City is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2012, 01:17 AM   #18 (permalink)
....Omar Comin'

 
El Bresko's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Sydney, Australia.
Posts: 4,785
El Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemEl Bresko Is Beyond A Rankings System
Quote:
Originally Posted by jonnyg4508 View Post
Name some more great Canadian fighters...I'll start:

Mark Bocek
Mark Hominick
Claude Patrick
Ryan Jimmo

You can pick it up from there..
TJ Grant, Stout, Antonio Carvalho and Yves Jabouin, Pierson, Cote is back, Sozynski is okay,
Jordan Mein in SF
__________________






El Bresko is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2012, 01:43 AM   #19 (permalink)
Fruits & Vegetables
 
Mirage445's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 2,506
Mirage445 Is Beloved By AllMirage445 Is Beloved By AllMirage445 Is Beloved By AllMirage445 Is Beloved By AllMirage445 Is Beloved By AllMirage445 Is Beloved By AllMirage445 Is Beloved By AllMirage445 Is Beloved By AllMirage445 Is Beloved By AllMirage445 Is Beloved By AllMirage445 Is Beloved By All
Quote:
Originally Posted by El Bresko View Post
TJ Grant, Stout, Antonio Carvalho and Yves Jabouin, Pierson, Cote is back, Sozynski is okay,
Jordan Mein in SF
I think he retired but I really enjoyed watching Ivan Salavary.
__________________



"You have a big word for a guy who don't have a gi right now." - Renato Laranja
Mirage445 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2012, 06:08 AM   #20 (permalink)

 
Toxic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: See that guy over in the window, with the binoculars?
Posts: 20,730
Toxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among Men
Quote:
Originally Posted by jonnyg4508 View Post
Who else do you have? Can you understand exaggeration? Did I really mean you have NO ONE? Or did I mean you have very few fighters that are big time that could be put in co-main or main event fights?

Name some more great Canadian fighters...I'll start:

Mark Bocek
Mark Hominick
Claude Patrick
Ryan Jimmo

You can pick it up from there..

Ill name some well known Brazilian fighters: Anderson, Wandy, Vitor, Machida, Shogun, JDS, Werdum, Big Nog, Bigfoot, Thiago Silva, Lil Nog, Jacare, Erick Silva very soon, Thiago Alves, Aldo, Barao...

Compared to a place like Brazil, Canada has very few good UFC fighters. But that isn't what I could of meant. I guess I'm a bozo. Call me a hater while you are at it.

Get some thicker skin!
Canada has very few people in general and far fewer mma gyms due to the fact we have like 35 million people spread out over an area bigger than the us. Statiscally of course we would have far less UFC fighters.


Sent from my iPhone using VS Free
__________________



"If you get hit and it hurts hit him back you not knocked out yet."-Joe Doerksen
The Toxic Terrors (FFL)
Demetrious Johnson*Eduardo Dantas*Rafael Silva*Zach Makovsky*Michael Page



Toxic is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios