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VCURamFan 01-20-2014 08:08 PM

27 Ways to Know You’re Part of the MMA Media
 
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The MMA media is a diverse bunch, ranging from actual professionals to despicable bottom-feeders like us. However, there are trials and tribulations that we can all relate to, and which ultimately unite us. For example…

1. You’ve been called a Zuffa shill whenever you say something positive about the UFC.
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2. You’ve been called an anti-Zuffa hack whenever you say anything negative about the UFC.
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3. You complain about all the free UFC events you have to watch on cable.
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4. You abide by the list of topics to not talk about.

5. A fighter had threatened to slap your or otherwise cause you bodily harm.
http://youtu.be/_ef2DoUaGzU6. A fighter has motorboated you.
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7. A fighter has humped you.
http://youtu.be/kYmYA4ZPsIM8. You’ve seen the word “exclusive” used so many times that it has lost all meaning.
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9. You never leave home without your tape recorder, notepad, fake nose, and shock pen.
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10. You show a ridiculous bias towards any fighter who gave you a nice interview
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11. You show a ridiculous bias against any fighter who gave you a •••• interview.
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12. Zuffa PR people have complained to you about how you keep using unflattering pictures of Dana White in your articles about him. [Ed. note: Yes, this actually happened to a member of the CP staff.]
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13. You spend more time looking for semi-related GIFS than you do
verifying your sources.
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14. Jonathan Snowden has insulted you on twitter.

15. You have a staunch opinion on whether @FrontRowBrian is a hero or villain.
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16. You’ve awkwardly sexted with a female fighter.
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17. Dana White has threatened to “•••• you worse than you’ve ever been ••••ed.”
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18. You’ve wanted to discuss the intricacies of the business with friends and family but then realized that nobody outside the MMA bubble gives a •••• about MMA, let alone the hacks like us who write about it.
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19. Every time you look at your paycheck, you wonder why you didn’t just stay in law school.
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20. Your articles have been viciously picked apart on the UG and r/MMA
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21. You ranked Chael Sonnen as the #2 light heavyweight in the world when you compiled your “official UFC rankings.”

22. You secretly realize that the “official UFC rankings” are total dog••••.
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23. You’ve been leg-kicked on the job.
http://youtu.be/3oZYTZ1DWAc

24. You’re terrified of Brian D’Souza and Tim Marchman‘s attempts to expose the business.

25. You’ve worn a fighter’s shirt when attending an event as a media member.

26. A fellow reporter has challenged you to a fight — and immediately backed down, deleting the Facebook comments in which he made his challenge.
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27. You only do this as a hobby, c***.
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Neezar 01-21-2014 03:46 AM

:laugh:


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