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Old 08-17-2014, 06:48 AM   #1
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How Much Do Boring Main Events Cost The UFC?

They spend all this money on advertising and marketing to hype the fight and both fighters etc and then it falls flat and isn't very exciting. They have to get pretty pissed when that happens as opposed to a main event that's a brutal war or ends in finish and makes their time and money spent worth it.

Imagine fighters contracts were based off their perfromance! They get paid solely based on the fight and not just to show and than possibly get a boring win. I don't mean a bonus for a finish I mean total pay is based off performance. I bet you'd see more exciting fights.

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Old 08-17-2014, 06:50 AM   #2
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It doesn't mean anything close to what people pretend it means.

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Old 08-17-2014, 07:05 AM   #3
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It doesn't mean anything close to what people pretend it means.
It doesn't. But fights like last nights main event do suck balls.

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Old 08-17-2014, 07:15 AM   #4
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Obviously, the vast majority of revenue comes from people paying for the fight before it happens. Where it really hurts is in the marketability of the particular fighters involved in the boring fight. It will affect the next card that Bader and/or OSP are on, respectively.

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New people tuning in to watch will spend time and money elsewhere.

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realistically, the main card was awesome, other than the main event.

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Old 08-17-2014, 09:02 AM   #7
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It doesn't. But fights like last nights main event do suck balls.
Keep wrestlers off the main event and it is all good. Seriously if they were to add any highlights from Bader it would be takedown.... takedown... hey look.... a takedown. I have a feelingf this guy trains with Guida.

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anyone with a bit of intelligence knew this fight was gonna blow and didn't deserve to be main event.

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Old 08-17-2014, 09:24 AM   #9
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I don't get why they keep putting up main events that will bore the hell out of casuals. I mean, who the hell thought it was a good idea to make this and Maia-Shields main event, 5 round fights?!

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