UFC getting $450 million a year from ESPN.

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  1. Ginn

    Ginn [̲̅$̲̅(̲̅ ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°̲̅)̲̅$̲̅]

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    Isn't that what WME wanted?

    Did the Fertittas get conned?
     
  2. Oeshon

    Oeshon ช่างมันเถอะ

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    Nobody got conned

    WME is gonna make bank with UFC and ferttittas got rich AF exiting the business. Win/win
     
  3. UL

    UL no more yellows

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    no

    wme got conned

    espn is no hbo
     
  4. 20falarVerdades

    20falarVerdades Red Belt

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    WME didnt get conned. UL knows nothing.
     
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    Fertittas conned WME
     
  7. Fraz

    Fraz The Larry

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    WME conned Toner
     
  8. IngaVovchanchyn

    IngaVovchanchyn Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Seems like everyone won but MMA fans. It's been a rough transition.

    The details of this deal seem good for fans though. More free or inexpensive cards, fewer PPVs, etc.
     
  9. -Dim-

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    they arent getting 450 million a year.

    maths not your strong point?
     
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  10. soulsstealer

    soulsstealer Silver Belt

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    crazy to think thats like 1 conor fight. man is truly impressive.
     
  11. Seaside

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    awesome! GO UFC!
     
  12. vengeful

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    ESPN is bigger than HBO.
     
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  13. UL

    UL no more yellows

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    espn is dead
     
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  14. nanika

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    it appears the WME deal is proving to be a win/win situation for both WME and the Fertittas. WME got more original content production to go along with all the eSports and other acquisitions and the Fertittas exited their long term investment in the UFC for a profit of over $4 billion in cash.

    Not all situations are zero-sum. in fact most are not. for someone to "win" that does not mean someone else needs to "lose" in an economy as large and diverse as the world economy.

    the public obsession with "winning" and "losing" these days is absurd. the world is a vastly complicated place not a football pitch between two sides.

    in this deal, everyone is making money it seems.
     
  15. vengeful

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    Yet it is in 3 times as many homes in the US than HBO.
     
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    Headkicktoleg Gold Belt

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    Disney conned FOX
     
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    Fstepp Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card Yellow Card Banned

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    Islam conned Christianity.
     
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  18. tithas

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    300M. The deal is for 300M including the ESPN+ content.
     
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  19. UL

    UL no more yellows

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    what about fox?
     
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    Fertittas probably were ready to be done with the UFC. They already made very much money and probably want to move on.

    Wme probably can take the ufc and make much more.
     
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