Bareknuckle boxing in trouble ?

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  1. podsox

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    Shawn Merriman dropped out of his fight and now Brendan ward has as well. All over contract problems the week of the event
     
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    DarkneT Bones is GOAT, change my mind Platinum Member

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    I saw the vice documentary on the 'Dana white' of this show
    Seemed a bit of a snake to me
     
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    Not surprised to see this is inching towards DOA status. Bare knuckle fighting can hardly support one premier organization, so a second is unnecessary. By the way, does anyone know how the second and third BKFC PPVs did? I know the first one sold 150k at $30 a pop. I didn’t hear much about the other two.
     
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    This is different. That documentary was on the first org which was was BKFC. They had a second or third event recently.

    This one is WBKFF headed by Bas Rutten.
     
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    DarkneT Bones is GOAT, change my mind Platinum Member

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    Shit the bed
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    Wtf this is such a cluster fuck. Sad to see Bas' name involved.
     
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    Ward is becoming Holloway-esque in his pullouts, Joe
     
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    Wanted to see this

    Love a bit of Bareknuckle fighting
     
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    Bummer .. Bellator's Irish badboy against former UFC WW champ was going to be fire!
     
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    Yup that’s 3 fights in a row now. I don’t see him ever fighting again after this one, even though he said he will be back on his Instagram page. I had a feeling he would pull out of this one, but I was hoping it would stay together. Would have been a hell of a “bang-bro” style fight.
     
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    So, it looks like they were offering big paydays and now know they can't cover the big bills. This might be a 1 and done for this promotion. I was looking forward to this event. Hopefully they can announce a final card asap.
     
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    Hope Baroni vs Leben still happens!
     
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    No doubt it’s one and done for this org. they are clearly broke and not able to pay the fighters what the promises. No way they have the $100k to dish out on the lightweight tournament.
     
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    Seems like their old matchmaker quit and when they new one came in they noticed they couldn't afford the guys already signed.
     
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    For whatever reason combat sports is a mere one step above strip-club owner or pawn-shop merchant. I quickly avoided WBKFF when they approached me, and I worked for some shady f'n MMA folk for a decade. So take that for what it's worth.
     
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    oh man... i didn't think it could get worse for johny... but imagine if he gets KO'd by some late replacement nobody in bareknuckle boxing
     
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