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The EA Sports UFC Cover Curse is Real

ea-sports-ufc-2-headerIf you’re a video game or football fan, you’re probably aware of the Madden Curse. This is the ongoing coincidence (or curse) that players on the cover of the annual EA Sports Madden NFL game either have a very poor year or suffer an injury. The curse has claimed far too many victims for me to summarize here.

And if you’ve been on the internet in the last 36 hours, you’ll know that Ronda Rousey just lost her first professional MMA fight to massive underdog Holly Holm. This happened the same week that Rousey was announced as one of the cover stars of EA Sports’ upcoming UFC 2 game. It’s leading people to think that Madden isn’t the only EA Sports game that’s cursed.

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EA Sports UFC Still Has Some Amazing Glitches

I can’t imagine that it’s easy to make a video game and especially one that has to recreate such a varied and technical sport as mixed martial arts. But when you’re the biggest sports game developer in the world that is simultaneously the most hated dev/publisher and you’ve acquired the license to the biggest MMA organization in the world, expectations are high. So when your UFC game is full of hilarious glitches, it’s going to be fodder for hilarious videos.

So as a follow-up to the original video, here are more awesome EA Sports UFC glitches as called by “Mike Goldberg” and “Joe Rogan.”

EA Sports UFC Has Some Hilarious Glitches

EA Sports new UFC game isn’t getting the same love a critical acclaim that some of their other franchises get. I seem to recall the Fight Night series getting some amazing reviews, especially Round 4 which was absolutely epic. UFC is getting mostly mid-level reviews with a Metacritic score in the low 70s.

While it might not be EA Sports’s best offering to date, that doesn’t mean that you can’t have some fun with it. This video of glitches as called by “Mike Goldberg” and “Joe Rogan” is pretty damn funny.

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