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View Poll Results: Who will win the main event
Khabib Nurmagomedov by KO/TKO 13 14.44%
Khabib Nurmagomedov by Sub 29 32.22%
Khabib Nurmagomedov on Points 24 26.67%
Dustin Poirier by KO/TKO 20 22.22%
Dustin Poirier by Sub 0 0%
Dustin Poirier on Points 4 4.44%
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05-09-2019, 09:56   #61
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Salon quality Poirier at 155 is a different fighter. He's looked very impressive.
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05-09-2019, 09:57   #62
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McGregor destroyed Poirier so I can't see how Khabib won't easily take him out..
not the same weight class and certainly not the same fighter

not sure how you can say that after he beat holloway and finished alvarez, pettis and gaethje unless you haven't seen any of his fights since conor
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McGregor destroyed Poirier so I can't see how Khabib won't easily take him out..
That's a far different DP to the one McGregor fought.
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05-09-2019, 09:59   #64
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Rock beats scissors and scissors beats paper so I reckon rock easily beats paper.
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Rock beats scissors and scissors beats paper so I reckon rock easily beats paper.
Yep, typical lazy prediction of a casual.

He beat Holloway, probably the most dominant FW champ ever. Finished Pettis, Alvarez and Justin.
He fought McGregor 5 years ago at a weight cut that he couldn't cope with.
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05-09-2019, 10:22   #66
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DP beat Duffy who beat McGregor.
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05-09-2019, 10:25   #67
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not the same weight class and certainly not the same fighter

not sure how you can say that after he beat holloway and finished alvarez, pettis and gaethje unless you haven't seen any of his fights since conor
I actually recently rewatched that Aleverz v Poirer 2 fight.I wonder will Poirier go for similiar submissions like he did in that fight once Alverez wanted to graple/take him down?
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05-09-2019, 10:28   #68
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30 is enough for it considering outside of khabib a lot won't any interest in this event
If ever an event was priced up on one fight it's this one.
I think it's way overpriced for the uk tbh and would love to see
the uk figures for this one as I think it will bomb.
while most of us here will also look forward to felder barbosa I'd imagine 60% of the casuals won't be too familiar or won't have seen their first fight
€30 is absolutely crazy! Even the big boxing events on Sky Box Office etc don't reach the €30 mark.

BT charged €25 for Fury v Wilder. Even The Golden Pony Joshua v Ruiz was only €25 on Sky. They really think they can charge €30 for this in a market like the UK? Madness!
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05-09-2019, 12:29   #69
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Was looking forward to this event but now to my horror that I will have to pay more to get this event. Absolute joke!
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05-09-2019, 12:35   #70
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I think Khabib ends this with a ground and pound in the 2nd
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05-09-2019, 12:42   #71
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McGregor destroyed Poirier so I can't see how Khabib won't easily take him out..
In fairness that was about 5 years ago when both where scrawny featherweights but more importantly boys as opposed to the men they are now. Same situation with the Mcgregor Holloway fight and if they were to do it now Max would have a series chance of win.
Dustin has been very impressive since he moved to lightweight. He has beaten a lot of the top 10 and done do in a very savage manner. He has every chance to win this one.
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05-09-2019, 12:47   #72
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I switched back to VM from eir couple of months ago, just couldn’t justify the high price of sky sports + bt sports any longer, as much as I enjoyed watching the ufc. Also now the really big ones cost another €30.
Now I just watch on YouTube and accept I won’t see any live fights.
But this wknd most pubs will hopefully show it. I think main event will be about 9/10pm??
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05-09-2019, 13:00   #73
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30 bloody quid!!!

DC card was 25.
So because this is on at a better time but is a much worse overall card they raise the price by 20%.

I’ve never seen any ppv event cost this much over here. Boxing, WWE nothing.
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05-09-2019, 13:14   #74
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Honestly €30 is a robbery for this card. There are many other ways to watch it for free, people really should protest this and not purchase it as a point of order. Things will only get worse if a decent amount of PPV's are bought.
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It won’t get anywhere even close to Mcgregor ppv numbers. And that’s nothing to do with the €30. Will it get 1million ppv??
Although I accept Conor popularity has probably dropped because of his awful behavior.
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