The Leveraging power the PFA will have over the UFC will be INSANE!

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  1. OneGloveGracie

    OneGloveGracie Double Yellow Card

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    If a PFA gets formed, the leveraging power they will have over the UFC will be FAR GREATER than any other players association in any of the other major sports.

    When owners and players in NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB come to a head, the owners start implementing pressure tactics ie: Lockouts. And the players really don't have an equal or greater option to go to outside of those leagues. They can't just organize their own league so they end up either sitting at home or take far lesser pay to play in overseas leagues.

    If the UFC tries to lockout their fighters well, someone like Conor can just go do a PPV with Bellator and make equal or even more money with them. This can effectly destroy the UFC.

    The next couple of years are gonna be interesting. Can't wait to pay $100/ppv lol.
     
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  2. How's Dana's war against streaming coming along?
     
  3. Tamriel Terror

    Tamriel Terror Silver Belt

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    who still pays for ppvs? Go to a bar or stream mane
     
  4. reddhelium

    reddhelium Black Belt

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    yeah but youre implying that this organization will represent 100% of the fighters like it does in the nba, nfl, etc.

    i'm under the impression that signing/aligning with them will be a voluntary action on the part of the fighter, meaning the organization wont hold a monopoly on fighters.
     
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    I'm not sure what's worse - dirty crook unions / associations trying to line their pockets on the backs on a business that someone else built (typical democrat behavior) or dirty thieving streamers stealing from that company (typical millennial behavior).
     
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    So, has the UFC been actually sold yet ? This might be a bit of a sticking point.
     
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    You're the worst type of person.
     
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    If Conor or some other recognized fighter tries to do that, he will get his ass sued into bolivian
     
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    The PFA is completely toothless until big name fighters and several of them sign on.
     
  12. OneGloveGracie

    OneGloveGracie Double Yellow Card

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    LOL you don't know the laws so don't make up sh*t.

    Fighters have a right to earn a living by law. If the UFC locks out, fighters contracts become null and void. They have the right to pursue their options to make a living.
     
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    You wouldn't download a car would you? Oh wait yes I would…
     
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    I mean their PPV numbers average higher than ever so apparently it hasn't hurt them too badly.
     
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    if u hate what Woodley is doing with his "Money Fights" ur really gonna hate a Fighters Union where all the fighters will be cherry picking their next opponents
     
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    As well as Metallica's.
     
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    But Bolivia is not that bad of a place to be sued in. See for yourself:

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  18. DR225

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    It's called contracts though, they probably couldn't keep fighters on the sideline indefinitely but long enough that it'll be an effective deterrent.
     
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    so, pro ufc union guys, would you be happy if the result is the roster gets cut in half? the # of cards cut in half? is that a win for you guys? being pro fighter and all.
     
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    Your assuming the UFC will give up all those rights. If the UFC says "No we don't agree to these terms". The fighters will have sit out for years to get out of their current contracts. Then they can start to fight somewhere else. I don't see any of the big stars doing that. They only have so much time left they want to fight and make their money and retire. The smaller up and comers might not want to either they are working their way up now you want them to strike for what could be years? In their prime? Good luck with that.
     

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