Meltzer - Info on last 3 PPV numbers

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  1. DGT4NOW

    DGT4NOW Red Belt Platinum Member

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    A snippet from Meltzer's weekly newsletter

     
  2. qw3rty

    qw3rty PM me for free filler-room uppercuts

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    375 and 305 k? Damn that's low
    Dana should put McGregor in every event LOL
     
  3. catsforsale

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    It wouldn't be that weird that the PPV got more viewers than the prelims, casuals want to see Conor, not Alex Garcia or any of the other guys on the prelims.
     
  4. Degen Gambler

    Degen Gambler Silver Belt

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    Also the prelims were boring as fuck until the Brown fight.
     
  5. DGT4NOW

    DGT4NOW Red Belt Platinum Member

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    It would be since one is free & the other cost over $60 & also the history of prelim numbers (as far as ratio to PPV) say otherwise.
    But as he said the prelim numbers could just be a rare wrench in the the way things usually turn out
     
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    Serious question (don't take this the wrong way as I think you're one of the better posters here) but are all of your threads about Meltzer
     
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    Dez caught it.
     
  8. basedworld

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    Wow meltzer is now a connor hater

    I bet UFC was buying PPVs to inflate their number
     
  9. DGT4NOW

    DGT4NOW Red Belt Platinum Member

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    Ha & thanks
    I actually went & looked (lol) - my last 2 were, but not the 5 prior.

    The threads are never really about him, but things he reports that most members don't have access to (I am a member of his pay site).
    Plus people hear things & get a lot of the info wrong, so why not share it

    Thanks again for the props
     
  10. Miiiiiiighty

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    Not sure depending on the people...

    I would buy if I lived in the US but I probably wouldn't watch most prelims either..
    Only the main card most of the time
     
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    DGT4NOW Red Belt Platinum Member

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    I hear you, but as I said, history has shown otherwise & that was point that this seems to have bucked that trend.

    It seems that the reasoning is, people get together to watch PPV & it isn't like they meet up 1 second before the PPV begins.
    The pattern usually is, the will turn on the free prelims & catch a fight or 2 prior
     
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    Well I'll use boxing as an example, as a casual fan I wouldn't watch an undercard with guys I don't know/barely know for free if they were on an undercard of a Mayweather fight, but I would pay for the actual Mayweather fight.
     
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    DGT4NOW Red Belt Platinum Member

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    I hear you, but the discrepancy between the top Boxing PPV guys & the prelim guys is a lot bigger than UFC's are.
    Also people that buy a Mayweather fight are not the same people that buy UFC & the pattern of prelim/PPV ratio that he was discussing was UFC only
     
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    what would you say if i told you hes actually meltzer
     
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    :eek:
     
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    Clearly there is a variance between the TV numbers and the PPV numbers, but Meltzer is a pioneer in the MMA reporting world and I doubt that he's embellishing numbers. While the event may not have necessarily generated record PPV buys, the organization (and Conor) made a tremendous profit. Moreover, the PPV numbers will likely surpass UFC 100 when McGregor Vs Aldo takes place.
     
  17. DGT4NOW

    DGT4NOW Red Belt Platinum Member

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    I'll add this here (this was in the newsletter also)

     
  18. I Am Legion

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    Its truly too expensive compared to when it was 29.95. Unless the card is blockbuster, most fans get together to watch it or go to a bar.
     
  19. King of Fists

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    Well I for one bought the card but didn't watch the prelims except for Brown/means
     
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    Even people in the first few rows mostly didn't watch undercard of Floyd vs Manny.
     

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