But don't expect "The Menace" (or this guy) to go full-WWE just to build some hype.
Streaking Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Dennis Bermudez has been setting the 145-pound division on fire, racking up six straight wins, including a technical knockout victory over Jim Hettes at the UFC 171 pay-per-view (PPV) last March.
And nobody seems to give a shit.
Probably because they're too starstruck by Irish sensation Conor McGregor, who dazzled Fight Pass fans last Saturday (July 19, more
UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez revealed that he is 'slightly jealous' of Conor McGregor's recent success and starpower. While many featherweights have shown bitter disregard for Conor McGregor and his recent octagon success, Dennis Bermudez is one of the few who admits that the Irishman's starpower has him "slightly jealous."
"I really don't care what he's doing," Bermudez told Submission Radio. "He can run his mouth all he wants, and I actually, my hat slightly goes off to him to be able to more
Whether or not you've been paying attention, Dennis Bermudez has won six straight fights. His most recent victory, a one-sided mauling of Jimy Hettes, finally inched Bermudez's name into the UFC's official top-15, but only barely. He used to reside at No. 11, though on Monday the man with the division's best non-title winning streak got bumped down to No. 12, another causality of the rise of the Irish.
The good thing, at least, is that Bermudez almost instantly has a chance to remind folks he ex more
Dennis Bermudez previews his UFC on FOX 12 fight against Clay Guida. more
Because being popular and famous seems to be what gets you into the MMA spotlight these days, as opposed to extended winning streaks.
As Conor McGregor can attest to -- much to the chagrin of Dennis Bermudez -- being popular pretty much trumps being a good fighter, as far as getting your time in the mixed martial arts (MMA) spotlight is concerned.
Of course, it doesn't hurt if you can do this to your opponents, either.
Still, being popular or talking a good game, it seems, is the way to get ahea more
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