Originally Posted by Spiritwalker
One thing that really floored me about Penn .. is his fans...
When I went to UFC 123.. in Detroit.. not to terribly far from Hughes' territory..
When Matt came out for the fight.. it was met with HUGE applause.. cheers and such.. but when Penn came out... it was almost deafening..
I just didn't see that area being so deep with Penn fans. It was cool to meet a lot of Canadians that came down for the fights.. and most of them were Hughes fans..
I'm from Hawaii and you would be amazed at how many people plan their vacations around his fights... especially the ones in vegas.