Counter programming

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  1. ZuffaExecutive

    ZuffaExecutive Red Belt

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    So with Bellators recent ppv success, how long do you think it is before the ufc start counter programming them,and counter programme there next attempt at a ppv.

    Lets say for example Bellators next ppv is

    Alvarez vs Chandler/Brooks
    Rampage vs Tito

    As the main fights on the card


    And the ufc counter programs with a ppv of there own say

    Hendricks vs Lawler 2
    Lombard vs Woodley
    Jds vs Miocic


    Or they do a Fs1 show with a strong headliner maybe

    Tj vs assuncao for the bw title

    Which would you watch,would the fact bellators ppv price is less be a major factor in you purchasing there ppv over the ufcs ?,and how do well do you think they would do on ppv going head to head with the ufc ?
     
  2. DarthChen731

    DarthChen731 Gold Belt

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    lol success
     
  3. ZuffaExecutive

    ZuffaExecutive Red Belt

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    Well I like the majority of people expected Bellator to get 50k buys max and the reports claiming they topped 100k + buys,is obviously a home run for them.

    Add in there main event fell threw they did rather well.
     
  4. spid3yo

    spid3yo Guest

    With that username you should know by know that is a Fox decision, not a UFC one.
     
  5. IngaVovchanchyn

    IngaVovchanchyn Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    Higher than your expectations =/= obvious homerun.

    I bought the PPV. The production was bad, which is to be expected from a rookie run. I would buy again if Tito handled all post fight interviews.
     
  6. Degen Gambler

    Degen Gambler Silver Belt

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    Bellator is not a threat to the UFC. I doubt they give a shit.
     
  7. Andre Xiong

    Andre Xiong Silver Belt Professional Fighter

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    it's not a consistent threat but I bet Bellator can give UFC a run if we're just talking the occasional head-to-head.

    Imagine something like Rampage v Tito (both coming off wins now) and Alverez LW unification. What is the best UFC is offering now days? Jones vs someone? Rousey armbarring someone? Lawler v Brown? It's not exactly the good old days.
     
  8. Unbreakabull

    Unbreakabull Brown Belt

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    StrikeFarce though.

    They give a shit.


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