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Poll: What is your favorite sport outside of MMA? (33 member(s) have cast votes)

What is your favorite professional sport outside of MMA?

  1. American Football (10 votes [30.30%])

    Percentage of vote: 30.30%

  2. Soccer (Football) (9 votes [27.27%])

    Percentage of vote: 27.27%

  3. Baseball (2 votes [6.06%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.06%

  4. Basketball (2 votes [6.06%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.06%

  5. Hockey (2 votes [6.06%])

    Percentage of vote: 6.06%

  6. Lacrosse (1 votes [3.03%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.03%

  7. Boxing (3 votes [9.09%])

    Percentage of vote: 9.09%

  8. Other (4 votes [12.12%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.12%

  9. NASCAR (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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#1 StocktonOverrated

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 01:48 PM

If enough people vote soccer, it is definitely a sign there are less Americans here than people from other regions.


Edited by fonzob1, 20 August 2014 - 01:43 AM.


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Posted 18 August 2014 - 02:07 PM

your poll lacks a jelly wrasslin option
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Posted 18 August 2014 - 02:18 PM

I only watch MMA

 

I can watch Boxing but i wouldn't buy a PPV or anything


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Posted 18 August 2014 - 02:24 PM

Soccer, MMA and Basketball are my top 3 sports, but I gotta go with soccer because that's the one I love to play. I watch a lot of other sports though


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Posted 18 August 2014 - 02:29 PM

I only watch MMA

 

I can watch Boxing but i wouldn't buy a PPV or anything

thats because you're cheap :P

 

did you see the Kell Brook fight?


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Posted 18 August 2014 - 02:30 PM

your poll lacks a jelly wrasslin option

 

I didn't realize there was a pro league.  lol



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Posted 18 August 2014 - 03:09 PM

It's definitely American Football as my favorite sport right now.  Baseball and basketball are tied for 2nd.  I'll watch most sports, but those 3 are my favorite outside of MMA.


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Posted 18 August 2014 - 11:12 PM

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#11 Bubba_Sparks

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Posted 19 August 2014 - 12:19 AM

d'ya mean watching or supporting?



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Posted 19 August 2014 - 12:52 AM

Boxing, MMA, and American football are my favorites. In the 70's, 80's, and 90's hockey was GOAT.  I really like most sports as a casual fan.


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Posted 19 August 2014 - 01:13 AM

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Posted 19 August 2014 - 01:56 AM

I'm 6'5... lol.. what do you think I voted for?

 

Basketball is GOAT.


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Haven't even talked to you for weeks. I'm glad to know you're still rustled about something I said though.

 


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Posted 19 August 2014 - 02:05 AM

d'ya mean watching or supporting?

 

What's the difference?  Which is your favorite as a spectator?



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Posted 19 August 2014 - 02:10 AM

the calgary stampede without a doubt



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Posted 19 August 2014 - 02:19 AM

What's the difference?  Which is your favorite as a spectator?

Sorry, being slightly pedantic.  I'm a big fan of watching MMA, but have never ever participated (and probably never will).

Equally, i love snowboarding, but don't enjoy watching it so much.

 

That said, soccer would be my favourite as either a participant or a spectator so not really sure why i bothered to make the distinction!



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Posted 19 August 2014 - 05:48 AM

I enjoy football but not nearly as much as MMA. It's like I only watch the "main events" of football.

 

Only in MMA I know I'm watching 2 cans, and still like it.



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Posted 19 August 2014 - 10:34 AM

UFC is the only real sport.



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Posted 19 August 2014 - 10:41 AM

mlg

Pfft, youre only spectator because you **** suck
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Posted 19 August 2014 - 11:19 AM

fapping


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Posted 19 August 2014 - 11:24 AM

american football hands down. 


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Posted 19 August 2014 - 11:33 AM

Baseball to watch. Golf to play.


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Posted 19 August 2014 - 11:48 AM

Football (soccer) to watch and play. 


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Posted 19 August 2014 - 12:14 PM

my favorite sport to play is competitive eating


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Posted 19 August 2014 - 12:33 PM

Baseball to watch. Golf to play.

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There is only one legend on the forum that is 6'8"

 

Haven't even talked to you for weeks. I'm glad to know you're still rustled about something I said though.

 


#27 Bubba_Sparks

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Posted 19 August 2014 - 12:43 PM

Football (soccer) to watch and play.


Spoken like a true Brit.

Football is the greatest game in the world either playing or watching. MMA doesn't even come close I'm afraid.

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Posted 19 August 2014 - 01:58 PM

Spoken like a true Brit.
Football is the greatest game in the world either playing or watching. MMA doesn't even come close I'm afraid.

True. Absolutely love MMA (obviously), but nothing comes close to footy. Do you play?

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Posted 19 August 2014 - 05:07 PM

Baseball. Watching Angels/Red Sox right now.



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Posted 19 August 2014 - 08:42 PM

I voted boxing because I used to box.  I can't say I watched much of it, though.  It's kinda' boring.  I like watching the SuperBowl, because it happens just once a year.  I don't have the time or patience to follow a sport, though.  

 

I watched a lot of skateboarding videos as a kid.  I haven't seen one in about two decades, but I guess I've probably followed that sport more than anything else besides MMA.


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Posted 19 August 2014 - 09:42 PM

Hockey. Followed closely by American football. I also really like Baseball but haven't watched as much as I would like. It's hard to follow a 180-game season.

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Posted 19 August 2014 - 11:01 PM

True. Absolutely love MMA (obviously), but nothing comes close to footy. Do you play?


Yeah, but only 5aside kick about level now I'm getting on a bit. Shame really, 11aside >> 5aside

You play?

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Posted 19 August 2014 - 11:33 PM

I also like the GOAT motorsport, NASCAR.



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Posted 19 August 2014 - 11:36 PM

I also like the GOAT motorsport, NASCAR.

Lol, I admit it takes alot of talent to do what they do at the speeds they do it at but it is quite possibly the most boring motorsport going.  Lawnmower racing is p4p compared to NASCAR


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Posted 20 August 2014 - 01:45 AM

I also like the GOAT motorsport, NASCAR.

 

NASCAR is the only co-ed professional sport, and I never really saw as being more athletic than technical, but I added it to the poll since it is so huge.  I totally forgot about it.


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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:04 AM

**** fighting



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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:05 AM

NASCAR is the only co-ed sport, and I never really saw as being more athletic than technical, but I added it to the poll since it is so huge.  I totally forgot about it.

 

i dont even know how nascar is considered a sport.  you just sit down and just drive a car in a circle barely even moving. .  poker is more physical then that for **** sakes why isnt poker a sport?  theres alot more to poker than just making left turns on your steering wheel while holding down the accelerator or brake.


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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:07 AM

i dont even know how nascar is considered a sport.  you just sit down and just drive a car in a circle barely even moving. .  poker is more physical then that for **** sakes why isnt poker a sport?  theres alot more to poker than just 'Turn Left."

 

Well, professional poker is on ESPN 2 sometimes.  lol



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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:09 AM

so is darts

 

wait a minute

 

is darts a sport??  man thats right up there with horse dancing.



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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:12 AM

so is darts

 

wait a minute

 

is darts a sport??  man thats right up there with horse dancing.

There are two criteria for what is a sport:-

You can't do it very well in normal shoes

You can't do it whilst smoking

 

Therefore darts doesn't make the cut I'm afraid.  Neither does snooker or pool.  Ice hockey does...but barely...


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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:15 AM

darts and poker are more of a sport than nascar


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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:20 AM

darts and poker are more of a sport than nascar

It's binary - either a sport, or not.

 

Can you do nascar in your own shoes? Yes

Can you do it whilst smoking? Yes

 

Therefore not a sport. Apologies.


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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:26 AM

im pretty sure that there are regulations prohibiting smoking in nascar races. even if there werent, nobody would bother doing it when races and finishing positions can sometimes be measured in the milliseconds and the slightest reaction or movement could have an effect on your race.

 

but i'd like to see them try it anyways


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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:28 AM

regulations shmegulations.

I think we're arguing the same thing anyway.  

 

Ironically, my sporting criteria means that curling is a sport as you need special shoes to do it in.



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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:30 AM

regulations shmegulations.

I think we're arguing the same thing anyway.  

 

Ironically, my sporting criteria means that curling is a sport as you need special shoes to do it in.

 

 

 in mixed curling you get a chance to score with your best friends wife.  dont knock it til you try it.



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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:45 AM

I have tried it.

Curling, that is, not scoring with my best friend's wife.

 

Was surprised how difficult it was, looks pretty easy on the olympics.



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Posted 20 August 2014 - 02:52 AM

In curling, your best friend's wife is also a man.



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Posted 20 August 2014 - 05:23 AM

Yeah, but only 5aside kick about level now I'm getting on a bit. Shame really, 11aside >> 5aside

You play?

Gutting man. Position were you in 11? I play both 5 a side and 11. Like 5's for my fitness, love 11 for the skill and it's just generally better. Have to find a new 11's team though because was playing for Uni and obviously not eligible now I've graduated. 


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