OneFC Reportedly Investing $50 Mil into Mighty Mouse and ESports - Sage Northcutt in Singapore

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  1. blurple

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    Exactly, people don't realize how much money the Chinese are throwing around.

    Chinese New Year is when Las Vegas makes MOST of it's money, these dudes love to just fly in and drop massive stacks during that month. It outshadows every other holiday.
     
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    Do we know where the money is coming from ? i would say money laundering is the most likely
     
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  3. TheCompleteKO

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    Bloody Elbow made a great article about how sketchy OneFC's revenue truly is...
     
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    I realise there is massive amounts of cash floating around in Asia, but surely investors have to see a business model that makes some fucking sense? ONE doesn't have that, not that I can discern at least. This is why so many people suspect criminality/corruption - whether in terms of the financing or the ultimate goal of the business - and remain deeply sceptical of the whole thing.

    Something doesn't smell right when it comes to ONE.
     
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    I hope this doesn't blow up in the face of all their newly signed fighters....
     
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    Yea but they're like half the size of a normal person so it's really only 2.2 billion.
     
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    There's definitely something suspect going on but I'm happy for the fighters getting paid.
     
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    Djs not good at the games he plays tho I'm. Confused
     
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    For now..
    Until ONE Fc vanished into thin air and takes all the revenue generated without paying anyone
     
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    It's propped up by the gambling industry and there is also a shit ton of "new money" in that region that is looking to invest in anything that sounds cool.

    The Chinese business model is also a bit different than an American one. If your business fails, it's much easier to just flip it with a new name and carry over a ton of assets without as much public scrutiny as you would see in a Western market.

    Just think of how Pride was run, but now imagine way less regulations and a much larger gambling market to fund it.
     
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    Such a smart Businessman Mr. Northcutt from selling gear and managing his son's career.
     
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    Rizin had a Tekken match on their last card.
     
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    What? you mean Tekken the game? How is that possible except cosplay?
     
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    Yeah what?
     
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    Not sure if trolling or retarded.

    Bodog founder Calvin Ayre is a billionaire today, and is currently making his riches in Bitcoin.
     
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    They literally played Tekken in the ring.
     
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    Not sure if unperceptive or idiotic.

    Where's BodogFight today, Calvin? Also, nice criminal charges and guilty pleas. :)
     
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    MMA slowly turning into boxing. WME shedding talented fighters that don't draw and keeping the exciting fighters. In the future, expect cross promotion bouts where profit sharing is thrown into contracts.
     
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    This makes me lose so much respect for dj

    First he didn't wanna fight tj then he didn't wanna fight in UFC after first lose and try to avenge loss
     
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    This is unbelievable...

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