Jonathan Snowden is a Bleacher Report lead writer. He's a former radio DJ and television producer who worked for the White House Communications Agency in Washington, D.C. He currently works for the Department of Defense.
Actually, if it was to be taken a step further, since it requires two people to fight, not one, using standard population isn't even the best numbers, I would need the nth triangle. So the 28 straw-weight fighters means 406 possible fight combinations. So out of 20,810 possible fight combinations that exist today, only 757 possible female fights can be booked, which is about 3.6 percent. So that 10 percent they're fighting at now seems actually kinda high.
So I was doing more math, comparing your chart to percentage of fighters and saw that, while women's bantamweight represented 4.58 percent of the UFC, you said they were 4.8 percent of 2015 fights, meaning their sample of fights is actually reflective of their population. Similary, strawweights at 4.93 percent only fought 4.4 percent of fight, for nearly a 1 percent drop. The thing I found most strange is that flyweight, despite being so unpopular, was booked highest compared to their percents, a whole 1.51, even more than middleweight, who fought at 1.41 percent more than their numbers. But male bantamweights? Despite being nearly 11.3 percent of the company only fought 7.1 percent of the fights in 2015. Their differential is the biggest, at nearly 4.2 percent less than they should, which is a PRETTY significant number, undercutting over a third of their potential. Strange stuff, eh?
Ah come on Snowden! Disabling comments on articles again. If you have an opinion let people have theirs.
Hey, I left for lunch and the comment section of your last article seems to have exploded. I'm curious what happened, cuz I've only seen comment sections get shut down on articles around Jon Jones apparent 'human atrocities' and Yoel Romero condemning Gay Jesus
It seems you do have control over the comments.
I don't have any control over the comments.
Jonathan, If you write an article about somebody or something at least have the bravery to allow other people's opinions in the comments.
Especially an article where there plainly was a misunderstanding. You are a disgrace.
Romero in the post fight interview clearly says 'No forget Jesus, people!' yet you finish the article with 'misunderstanding' in quotes. Why did you not try to clarify this instead of spewing hyperbole and just writing what a lot of people want to hear?
I doubt I will get a response but you should be ashamed of yourself.
Same as previous message. Why did u disable comments on the Gay Jesus article? Romero never said that dude. He is incoherent, awful English and many things but he is 180 from being confrontational in any sense. Dude is like a kid. I'm sure he doesn't care at all about same sex marriage. I saw your tweets and it looks like you were a Machida fan and since Machida got smashed you are diverting the attention to Yoel comments. Hope you and Machida recover.
Since your article doesn't allow comments, I'll post this here. Yoel said "No forget Jesus", makes a whole lot more sense than "No for gay Jesus".
i have sent an email 2 BR about it. blocking u on twitter did not work. i use the same account to sign into the app. I do not wish 2 see your random rambling and users should not have to put up with it. im sorry dude. im sure you are a nice guy and i have nothing personal against you but you are a shitty writer and ur tweets are mindless to the point as if you were just trolling.