The Uproar Arena became a popular talking point for the already disheartened and downtrodden public. They began to root for and support their favourite gangs, and even individual participants. The gangs embraced their new found fame and power, with some gangs becoming overnight celebrities. They no longer fought to settle their differences, but instead to command maximum respect from other gangs and receive the public’s adoration.
Taunting during battle became a great way to showboat after a good kill or simply as a means of disrespecting your opponent.