"We've talked about it before. There have been fights that we were watching that have been three-round fights like 'Damn, this should have been a five-round fight. It's the main event and it should have been five.' Yes, we can do it. we can make a main event a five-round fight and we're probably going to start doing that."
Five-round main event non-title fights may go a long way in proving who the better fighter is, but does a championship bout then lose some of its luster if there's nothing to distinguish it (besides the title) from a standard main event? Let's hear your opinion on the last three-rounder that should have gone five and then cast your vote in the poll below.
Do five-round main event non-title fights impact the uniqueness of championship bouts?
Yes, leave the system the way it is. (743 votes)
Yes, but it's still worth it to have all main events go five rounds. (919 votes)
No, championship fights are about the title, not the duration of the bout. (1104 votes)
Depends on the fight. Five rounds of Mir vs. Cro Cop? No thanks. (675 votes)
Not sure. (80 votes)
3521 total votes