Is Jones bad for the UFC financially?

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  1. Sherdoggy

    Sherdoggy Brown Belt

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    He's just about cleaned out the light heavyweight division, destroying legends and fan favorites along the way. Will people be ready to pay to see him go through them one or two more times?
     
  2. later days

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    They never paid the first time
     
  3. DoUEvenLiftBro

    DoUEvenLiftBro Brown Belt

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    Exciting, dominant champs are good financially for the company. Jones may not sell like past guys(Liddell) did, but he sells better than a revolving door of LHW champions would. It starts becoming about the novelty of seeing the dominant champion and not his actual opponents. You could book Jones vs Phil Davis or Ryan Bader and get better than average buys just on Jones' name.
     
  4. Rematch

    Rematch Female oil checking = AWESOMENESS!!!!!

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    That's only true in the case of charismatic champs.
     
  5. chinarice

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    Yeah man dominant champs are always bad for making money.

    See Floyd Mayweather/GSP
     
  6. ALAN PARTRIDGE

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    now he's embraced the Bad guy role, no
     
  7. dakotaman

    dakotaman White Belt

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    UFC needs to adopt a loser policy, once you lose a championship fight, you are dropped out of the UFC. Why keep losers around. There are a lot of new talent out there, UFC needs to work harder at getting new fighters and clean out all the losers they have in their ranks.

    Dakotaman
     
  8. machidafan99

    machidafan99 Silver Belt

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    Only interesting fights with him for me now are superfights with Weidman or going up to HW.
     
  9. FallonFoxGOAT

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    I see TS isn't even going to wait for the PPV estimates before making outlandish claims.
     
  10. acjohnson55

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    Quite right. Cut that chump Cormier!




    Whaaaaat?
     
  11. VictorCosta

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    Cain is...
     
  12. jmd69

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    Exactly and thank you. You put it best. He is losing fans left and right, doesn't care about it. Chuck was revered and loved by all and brought the masses everytime he fought. Chuck also became very popular amongst even the fringe fans. JBJ is so far from that....someone should help him fix this. He is straying farther from being a likable champion IMO.
     
  13. blewgums

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    What a truly stupid question. Are you proud of yourself for being the stupidest person on the internet today?
     
  14. OvaryHugger

    OvaryHugger Let's Palaver! Platinum Member

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    Dana said it blew his estimate of 750k out of the water.

    Don't be surprised if this is a million plus card.
     
  15. PolishHeadlock

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    I think it might be close to million and he's going to be a huge draw now that he's embraced the heel role.
     
  16. BobsyaUncle

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    Yeah history has shown us that dominant champs are bad for business.
     
  17. SherdogGoat

    SherdogGoat Platinum & Braco Belt Banned

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    Why'd you have to put your signature at the end? Are you scared somebody might steal this post full of wisdom?
     
  18. MrCarano

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    GSP has as much charisma as a paper cup. His PPV's sold like hot cakes, and not just in Canada, either, so you can't say it's just b/c he's Canadian.
     
  19. Clear Winner

    Clear Winner Big Poppa Pars

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    Mayweather is the ppv king. Some might call him charismatic, many more wouldn't.
     
  20. Rematch

    Rematch Female oil checking = AWESOMENESS!!!!!

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    Now who would call Jones charismatic? Even Jones' most ardent supporters recognizes that he needs an epic PR team.
     
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