Looks like the price increase is permanent

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  1. Dbreiden83080 Andle My Riddum

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    Just went to ESPN plus to check and it is $65 for the event tomorrow night. Plus tax of course LOL. I was hoping it was just for the Conor McGregor fight because they want to screw the customer over when he fights. Nope. I mean I order just about every single event anyway. But another price increase is not called for.
     
  2. poor form Banned Banned

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    It’s up to the consumer. I don’t tell other people how to spend their money. I personally don’t think most ppv are worth the price.
     
  3. Zebra Cheeks 2Cheeks Staff Member Senior Moderator

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  4. Draxton Captain shitpost

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    Just a heads up, it was ESPN who increased the price, not the UFC.
     
  5. Mr.Maelstrom "Pull up" Belt

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    It's a shitty move but they know ppl who are buying now will likely keep buying.
    I used to roll my eyes when everyone cried about cards that they never buy anyway, but now?
    I don't blame anyone who streams for free
     
  6. MMA since 1993 ____________ Banned

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    Like I pay for ppvs anyway
     
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    Shit card too other than the main event lol
     
  9. Bald Eagle usa Banned Banned

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    MMA is the most expensive sport in the world.
     
  10. bend24 Yellow Belt

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    Meh. Won’t make a big difference for me. I generally only buy 3-4 cards to year that have enough compelling fights. Last card I bought was Usman/Colby
     
  11. Coolkid666 Black Belt

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    i pay 70 a month for high speed internet and stream everything so uhhh it evens out or whatever
     
  12. GearSolidMetal I'm here to chew bubblegum and bang your mom. Platinum Member

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    No shit its permanent.

    Who expected for ESPN/Disney to lower their prices?
     
  13. whaleshark Assassin Pitbull

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    So you want to be a fucking UFC fan?!


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  14. Quitcherbichen Purple Belt

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    Since you enjoy throwing money away for garbage....why not just donate that money to a worthy cause and stream it.......mad high quality streams out there
     
  15. Ackmed Black Belt

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    That's the last one I bought too - and the next will be Khabib vs Ferguson
     
  16. PicoPulse Bellator Shill

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    I think ESPN was desperate for subscribers for ESPN+, they didn’t think about the long term effects of increasing the PPV rates.

    The less people purchase their PPV’s, the more the UFC & ESPN will rethink their strategy once they lose enough money.
     
  18. Dbreiden83080 Andle My Riddum

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    I support the product. By the way if the card sucks tomorrow night I hope you don’t come here to bitch and moan about it. I mean you stole it.
     
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    Man you must be rich af or have some disposable income..

    I used to get most of them when they were 53$ on the PlayStation network. Now they’re fucking us over on the reg and thinking we’ll take it lying down. I’m voting with my wallet against this shit tho.
     
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    People pay for these?
     

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