I'm a Bendo fan. I respect his fighting style, work ethic, positive attitude, willingness to stand up for what he believes, and I find his backstory an interesting success story.
I don't like long shaggy hair or big huge tattoos on anybody, and I think fighting with a toothpick in one's mouth is poor judgment. But none of those things would erase the points that I respect about him. Amazing how people are so quick to ignore his admirable traits and hate him for trivial things. What he stands for really bothers some people which is more their problem than it is his really.