The Dream Card for the UFC's Return To Brazil - 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.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-31-2011, 09:35 AM Thread Starter
LONGHAIRED COUNTRYBOY
 
oldfan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: NC.
Posts: 9,106
Blog Entries: 1
                     
The Dream Card for the UFC's Return To Brazil

Quote:
If MMA can be said to have a birthplace, a singular point of origin on a map of the world, that place must undoubtedly be Brazil.

Long before the bright lights and big stars of the modern era, brutal, unregulated Vale Tudo fights—contested bare-knuckle in carnival tents throughout the Brazillian countryside—were the breeding ground of modern MMA.

The famous “Gracie Challenge” issued by practitioners of Gracie BJJ to other martial artists was the progenitor of today's UFC.

So with the recent confirmation from Dana White that the UFC is planning a show in Rio De Janerio for 2011—the first UFC event in the country of Brazil in over a decade—it can safely be said that the sport of MMA is coming home.

While the economy of Brazil is currently surging, it is still a relatively poor nation overall. The recent landslides have been an added strain on the populace.

If the UFC wants to convince Brazilians to shell out to live event in the numbers, they need to make the trip profitable and provide an absolutely stacked card.

Luckily, with the UFC roster overflowing with talented Brazilian fighters in every weight class, putting on a big card with a local flavour will be no problem.

Without further ado, here is my dream card for “Ultimate Rio”—one that maximizes hometown appeal, big-time fights and casual (read: pay-per-view) fan appeal
Each match is given a full page explanation HERE

I hope Joe Silva reads this guy.

My favorite was this... made me smile.

Quote:
RENZO GRACIE VS A WARM BODY:
My personal pick would be Karo Parysian. For a couple of grand and a handful of Precocet, you’ve got a “name” opponent Renzo could reasonably expect to beat up to the delight of the hometown fans
his list also included

Mir/Nog 2
Jose Aldo vs Omigawa
A. silva vs Okami
W. Silva vs Belfort 2
oldfan is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-31-2011, 04:11 PM
MMA Fanatic
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 35
   
To have Sonnen on the card against a Brazilian, just to see the reaction of the crowd
nazzac is offline  
post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-31-2011, 04:20 PM
Light Heavyweight
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: NC
Posts: 3,025
                     
Should be CroCop / Nog 2.

Attero Dominatus.
Terror Kovenant is offline  
post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-31-2011, 04:54 PM
HiiiPoWeR
 
Rauno's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Estonia
Posts: 17,644
                     
Quote:
Originally Posted by Terror Kovenant View Post
Should be CroCop / Nog 2.
I would rather prefer that one as well.

Rauno is offline  
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-31-2011, 09:01 PM
Colossal-weight
 
John8204's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 8,275
                     
My dream card

Main Event

Anderson Silva vs Yushin Okami
Wanderlei Silva vs Chael Sonnen
Royce Gracie vs Dan Severn II
Jose Aldo vs Kenny Florian
Big Nog vs Cro Cop II
Demian Maia vs Rousamer Palhares
Pre Lims
Maiquel Falcao vs CB Dollaway
Rafael Dos Anjos vs Jonathon Brookins
John8204 is offline  
post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-01-2011, 02:11 AM
Colossal-weight
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 8,527
                     
Shogun - Rampage II
Aldo - Florian
Big Nog - CC II
Wandy - Vitor II
Maia - Palhares

Spike Prelims
Falcao - Leban
Dos Anjos - Brookins
jonnyg4508 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



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

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

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome