My breakdown of how the UFC could do 60-70k fans at AT&T stadium in Dallas

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  1. boozeco2005

    boozeco2005 Purple Belt

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    To me it's not that difficult, of course the card would have to be stacked and get lucky with very few to no injuries. First off let's start with the card. I think it could end up looking something like this, and don't say this is unrealistic or that this card is too good to be true. They are gonna have to stack this card to bring in the number of people they want. In my opinion if they are gonna give this a shot, this should be their most stacked card ever, even more stacked than UFC 200. Here is my breakdown of what I would hope the main card would look like:

    Jose Aldo vs Conor Mcgregor - no explanation needed here
    Ronda Rousey vs Meisha Tate 3 - no explanation needed here either
    Johnny Hendricks vs Tyron Woodley - #1 contender fight, this fight makes sense, hendricks is a huge fan favorite in texas and woodley is an explosive, talented fighter
    Michael Bisping vs Lyoto Machida - Bisping is the UK's most popular fighter and hopefully he would draw some more euro fans to make the trip. If Bisping pulls off the win he would definitely put himself in the title shot picture. Meanwhile Machida is another fan favorite and this would provide him the opportunity to get back on track with a win over a credible opponent
    Stephen Thompson vs Gunnar Nelson - potential fireworks in this matchup, with both guys likely willing to stand a trade and both having karate styles, thompson could be a rising star and nelson maybe not far behind, solid fight to kick off the main card

    So here's my breakdown:
    2 superstars - mcgregor & rousey
    strong brazilian presence - aldo & machida
    popular american fighters - hendricks/woodley/thompson/tate
    strong european presence - mcgregor/bisping/nelson

    So almost all of the texas ppvs over the last couple of years have always done around 17k attendance, so for texas i think you can count on 20k due to the size of the state. throw in another 15k european fans and another 15k brazilians and you've got 50k right there. Now I think for a card of this magnitude you could probably count on another 10k coming from other countries and the united states and you've got 60k.

    What do you think?

    Would you make the trip for this?
     
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    jkthenatural Snake In The Grass

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    Honestly I think it could do higher than that, kind of don't understand why people think it couldn't but what ever haha
     
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    jones vs whoever is the interim champ
     
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    Ragnarocker Banned Banned

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    They could stack this card and fill seats but it would be at the expense of other cards that would have to be filled with TUF'rs, WBW and FLW fights, and guys ranked outside the top 10. It's not worth it to the fans for one card.
     
  5. Hans Gercmiov

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    Here's my breakdown: it's at Cowboys' Stadium.

    People will go just because. I'm telling you.
     
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    I was following along until you called Hendricks, and woodley popular.
     
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    jkthenatural Snake In The Grass

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    Pretty much this
     
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    Texas dude, Cerrone vs. RDA.

    Yes that means 3 titles.
     
  9. boozeco2005

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    I said popular, not superstars. Chill out
     
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    Conor/Aldo
    Ronda/Tate

    Add CM Punk underneath & one very strong title contender fight & that is all.

    They cannot kill the cards before & after it by putting everything on it

    Conor, Ronda & Punk all draw from a different fanbase of casuals
     
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    - Conor Mcgregor vs. Jose Aldo
    - Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate 3
    - Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Donald Cerrone
    - CM Punk vs. ??
    - Johny Hendricks vs. Tyron Woodley
     
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    Nah, RDA is too smart; he'll mix it up too well and just take Cowboy down for 5 rounds. Texans don't wanna see that shit.

    Bring over that city slicker from Hollyweird, that there Nate Diaz feller, let's get a rematch going. You know he's gunna wanna bang.
     
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    free Giblert Melendez fight kits for first 40K fans.
     
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    It's Dallas Cowboys stadium. Cerrone is the cowboy. If they go he needs to be on the card. It aligns perfectly.
     
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    I live near AT&T stadium in Arlington and it would do good numbers.

    Hendricks vs Lawler on a 300K PPV sold almost all of american airlines center just on the presale alone.

    A stacked PPV along with a good promotion (city tour, maybe a fan expo) would help pack Jerry World.

    The party pass (standing room only section, usually only $30-40) would inflate the numbers by 10,000-12,000 people since they always sell big for sports events and concerts

    I don't see why with a solid card, good promotion, and party pass, why the UFC woudln't do easy 50K+ (this is the 4th biggest metroplex with a monster stadium, UFC can make it happen)
     
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    They could fill a stadium, but I don't know why anyone would want to go. Unless you are close, you can't see shit.
     
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    Because they have a gigantic screen. I'm going to go just for the spectacle and just to be a part of that.
     
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    If this was announced and I had enough time to save up money for a ticket, I'd be there in a heartbeat.
     
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    Yep! Actually, I believe it's the largest jumbotron in the league. There isn't a bad seat in the house for seeing the action on the screen. Plus, the atmosphere of a completely packed stadium is absolutely intense.
     
  20. Rex Kwon Do

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    I meant a Diaz vs. Cowboy rematch, not a Diaz vs. RDA rematch. Nobody wants to see the latter ever again.
     

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