Is Streaming hurting ratings?

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  1. Couch Ninja

    Couch Ninja The Duster King

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    Apparently the most recent UFC Fight Night, which was pretty good, had the lowest ratings for a Fight Night ever - if I heard that right. That kinda broke my heart, especially given my love Joanna Jedrzejczyk was on that card. I streamed it, as I gave up on TV quite a while back. I think a lot of people have. Do you think that's hurting the UFC's numbers in a significant way?
     
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    Why would streaming impact a free card?

    PPV cards most definitely
     
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    Couch Ninja The Duster King

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    They should simulcast the Fight Nights on Fight Pass along with whatever channel it's on, that way those of us who stream can use a legitimate source and be accounted for. Because the numbers effect how much the fighters get paid. So they're kinda getting gypped by not having the number of streams out there accounted for
     
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    Dbreiden83080 Danger Zone

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    I actually had to stream it since I cut my cable 1 year ago. But I never stream any PPV I want to see. Will be ordering UFC 227..
     
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    wilKO Green, White & Gold belt

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    UFC are losing streaming viewers. The cards are so bad now I barely care enough to stream them. I get my MMA news from sherdog gifs.
     
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    Diunx Banned Banned

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    PPV revenue, don't think is affecting add revenue that much since we streamers still see all those godawful brands around every corner of the octagon.

    same with live streaming the free cards and commercials, we still see them so I would think they count for something when negotiating the advertisement deals.
     
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    Shitty cards, shitty promotion, and people pulling out constantly is probably hurting ratings more than anything.
     
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    Dbreiden83080 Danger Zone

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    Cable Cutters..
     
  9. SHOKASE

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    Dude, you are just throwing money in the garbage. There are almost hd like quality free streams available.
     
  10. UL

    UL no more yellows

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    this

    from watching 98% of the cards live till 6am
    i now miss 98% of them

    the ufc sucks
     
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    Blayt7hh Steel Belt

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    Netflix is hurting cable subscriptions, if that is what you mean...

    I doubt anyone is replacing cable by looking for free streams of of everything they would want to watch.
     
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    Yeah I Know but I think you should support the product. I am not about stealing PPV's..
     
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    I hate to admit it but that is kind of true for me now too..
     
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    Get a job?

    Seriously though, there are services that I have gotten rid of like a home phone (cell phones have made it pointless)

    But cable? There is plenty of content that is both regional (Canadian news for example ) that isn't available on digital platforms

    Anyone that is too cheap to afford basic cable deserves crappy low res streaming
     
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    LOL first of all.. You are an Asshole.. Secondly I use a streaming service that is fine for what I do watch on TV which is not much. They don't have a Fox Affiliate right now on that service.. A-Hole..
     
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    Boomb Hate the game, not the player.

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    I stopped reading there.

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    Low res streaming? this isn't 2005 granpa {<jordan}
     
  18. SHOKASE

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    Bro, support yourself and your girl/wife/kids not some unknown billionares/millionaires. Only select couple fighters will get 5 dollars from your 65$ ticket and the rest will be pocketed by the super rich.
     
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    Do you sneak into movies too?
     
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    I'm not 16 year old, who the f goes to movies nowadays?
     
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