The upcoming 6 main events

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  1. Rebel_LioN Silver Belt

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    In my opinion, they’re not doing it for me. Just a subjective opinion I’m sure others like it, they seem weak to me other than the Khabib/Conor fight. Woodley/Till is good too.

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  2. Rondas Pillow Black Belt

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    Time to find something else to watch then.
     
  3. BC Helax

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    Glover is out of that scrap
     
  4. Danis_champ Brown Belt

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    Hunt is 44 and Oleinik 41.. lmao. I think this is the first time two guys who are both over 40 headline a UFC event?
     
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    Volkan vs Smith is ultimate underrated fight. Someone going down hard face plant
     
  6. LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    UFC isn't dying but your interest in it is. Time for a new hobby buddeh. May I suggest tentacle hentai?
     
  7. fan22 Brown Belt

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    I agree. Meh.

    UFC needs to have fewer shows/ppvs, period.
     
  8. fan22 Brown Belt

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    Oh but it is dying. Their numbers are down across the board. Fact is, they have too many ppvs and too small of a top tier talent pool.
     
  9. Nightwish Brown Belt

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    Washed up cards to make more money out of sponsors and tv deals. They have over the hill folks or cans main eventing left and right.

    UFC is really the evolution of the sport.
     
  10. IswearIkeepmyhandsup Boxer

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    Honestly I am pretty excited for Vick vs Gaethje, but thats because its Gaethje and the guy always brings it.
     
  11. LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    They're getting a shit ton of money from the ESPN deal. 2017 was their best financial year. According to Sherdog they've been dying since 2001.
     
  12. West Linn Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Your expectations are a bit high. Fight nights are usually subpar. You want stacked cards you're gonna have to wait for PPVs.

    I'm not sure what more you can ask for from the Conor and Woodley main events. Those are about as good as main events get.
     
  13. West Linn Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Not quite sure how that's even possible but it's interesting. I don't remember 2017 being particularly stellar.
     
  14. Zebra Cheeks 2Cheeks Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Th thread I posted earlier today about UFC 227 ppv numbers were hilarious. It hit 300k buys and everyone was like "wow back in the day this was a failure and we're celebrating it"

    IT WAS THE SECOND MOST SOLD BANTAMWEIGHT FIGHT EVER. There was one time in 2011 where there were 50k more buys and that's it. But apparently we're just super mediocre now lol
     
  15. LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2018/6/...-llc-made-well-over-700-million-last-year-mma

    It's almost like billion dollar business owners know more about billion dollar businesses than Sherdog financial analysts.

    Their business model is changing and they're no longer a fight promotion that relies mainly on PPVs. They're now an international content provider that relies heavily on rights fees.
     
  16. Evangelion Gold Belt

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    People are fucking delusional. The most successful Ufc year ever was just 2 years ago. Ppv sales are always carried by 2 or 3 stars it has nothing to do with the overall talent pool in the Ufc. Fight nights have always featured prospects and under the radar guys. People are just full of that nostalgic bullshit. I see it with all my dumb ass friends now that we're old.

    Btw ts has been bitching about Ufc cards for 5 years. Why the fuck is he even still watching?
     
  17. Zebra Cheeks 2Cheeks Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Holy shit 180 from May weather mcgregor that's nuts
     
  18. ZOD66 Brown Belt

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    And boxing Fury vs Pianeta KSI vs Logan September Joshua vs Povetkin Alvarez vs GGG Usyk vs Bealwu Whyte vs Chisora Lomachenko vs Beltrand Garcia vs Spence Wilder vs Fury
     
  19. boss429 BowtieA$$a$$in

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    I'm surprised to see Volkan vs Smith as a headliner but it should still be a fun fight as should all the rest of them. Most of them are free too so I don't really see a problem here.
     
  20. LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    A lot of people claimed the UFC took a small percentage off of Conor's cut, and I knew that was BS from the beginning. They're a major partner in this just like Mayweather and McGregor, 180 million is like 3 PPVs with 1 million buys, and they put in very little in terms of promotional resources, so the profit margin for that 180 million must be very high. Also, in the year where Conor didn't even fight, he's still responsible for over 25% of the UFC revenue.

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