Why is PFL failing?

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  1. JimGunn

    JimGunn Silver Belt

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    You must not be very internet savvy. The tracker I use has every PFL card. Not that you would need it anyway with the pre-fight shows, full cards and post-fight shows being available online for free in high quality in two different languages.
     
  2. derrrrp

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    - no advertising at all
    - the sport in general is on a stars and scrubs model and all the stars fight in the ufc
    - its a 2nd/3rd tier promotion in an already niche sport

    i love the idea of doing regular season and playoffs like real sports do. hopefully that gains traction in bigger promotions and their better fighters like andre harrison get called up to the bigs.
     
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  3. PolarBearPaulVarelans

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    Perhaps my problem is that I've been mostly watching their heavyweight matches. Which underscores the problem with focusing on that division.
     
  4. Danespina

    Danespina Gold Belt

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    Kevin Tiller though. And this...

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    But really, you don't think even the heavyweights have had a couple good moments?

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  5. PolarBearPaulVarelans

    PolarBearPaulVarelans White Belt

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    To be fair, I'm not impressed by what I see of heavyweights in either the UFC or Bellator, although PFL's heavyweight are a class or two below even that.

    I haven't seen Kevin Tiller's two fights yet, although I've seen plenty of his two opponents, Jared Rosholt and Caio Alencar, in the PFL.
     
  6. Danespina

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    Can't believe I'm about to recommend a Jared Rosholt fight, but check out him vs. Kevin Tiller if you get a chance.

    I understand your point about not being impressed with heavyweights, but Tiller is probably the most interesting to come out of the PFL pack.
     
  7. Frank23

    Frank23 New York Belt Platinum Member

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    When you are behind Bellator you got a rough road ahead
     
  9. WingsLax9042

    WingsLax9042 Purple Belt

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    And Bellator just signed that streaming deal.... they got money? Great. They're going to lose fans. It could get interesting now with the new PFL investors....

    I'm not subscribing to DAZN..... but PFL is just a remote-click away.
     
  10. Andrey Kamensky

    Andrey Kamensky Black Belt

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    Kevin Hart and Tony Robbins huh? I feel like PFL is off to a great start tbh. has a decent roster and huge investors.
    I will try to catch their next event live to see what it's all about. The idea is very cool really.
     
  11. Danespina

    Danespina Gold Belt

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    Next event is a good introduction to PFL cause some solid names will need to perform in order to secure a playoff spot, like Jake Shields, Khabib's cousin, and Rick Story. The concept will be in full swing.
     
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  12. Alech33

    Alech33 White Belt

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    I just looked up the card: story, shields, Howard, gordon etc all on the prelims. I'm not saying that any of those guys are must see tv but I literally don't know anyone on the main card. They're buying ex UFC fighters, at least feature them smh
     
  13. Alech33

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    Just bc you can access it doesn't mean it's worth watching. I could be wrong but I think the point he's making is you have to go out of your way to find them and they're not big enough to demand attention
     

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