Bellator doesn't care about giving title fights precedence, so why in seven hells is this happening?

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  1. Lucifer Alpha

    Lucifer Alpha The Catastrophe

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    Julia Budd over Dantas vs McDonald? This is outrageous! Budd should be on the prelims!

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    Meathead Jock WAR ASKREN

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    Good question. Dantas vs McDonald is a good fight on a card I would otherwise skip.
     
  3. tehMoose

    tehMoose Brown Belt

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    Fuck WMMA!
     
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    lukeuidswords Brown Belt

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    Dantas and McDonald couldn't draw a dime between them

    Cro Cop is the dime king
     
  5. DDx2

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    from what i have read Paramount has large female audience. could it be Bellator trying to attract them by putting wmma on main spot?
     
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    skylolow Silver Belt

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    That would be my guess.

    I think they'll see if they can get a spike in ratings with it.
     
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    Zanmato Black Belt

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    201 and 202 look shit so far, might be a good opportunity to try a bit of a change and experimentation in promotion on cheaper cards
     
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    LHWBelt Silver Belt

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    Bellator has been terrible lately in basically every way except that tournament lol. We'll see how things go in the next few years but I feel they make mistake after mistake and in general nobody gives a shit about their cards anymore. People got more hyped for them when it was nobodies fighting in tournaments.
     
  9. jeff7b9

    jeff7b9 Red Belt

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    Name recognition over quality:

    Julia Budd has been on a decent card or two and Nogueira is a. If name in MMA.

    It's marketing... not rocket science, forget common sense, t doesn't apply here.
     
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    TITS Black Belt Platinum Member

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    Bellator has 2 cards in a row next month headlined by WMMA.
     
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  11. Lucifer Alpha

    Lucifer Alpha The Catastrophe

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    On what planet does Julia Budd have name recognition?

    Dantas has been a champion and headlined several cards and McDonald is a UFC fighter and former title contender who has also headlined UFC cards. Name recognition goes to the latter.
     
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    I long ago stopped caring about match order on MMA cards.

    It will just upset you if you put to much thought into it.
     
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