They really making 208 a PPV?

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  1. Streeter

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    I get it and agree a lot of times the so so cards end up GREAT like 199 and 206. But damn 208 is barely decent enough to be a fight night or a fight pass. I mean if at least Holm was fighting Cyborg maybe it salvages something but wow. This doesn't do 200K buy maybe even sub 100K buys - just doesn't make business sense to make a card this shitty ..... I know 207 is (or was) a monster card but this is fight night and a pretty average one at that. Has Dana been questioned at all about this card and why its so weak for a PPV?
     
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    anything headlined by a woman is bound to be terrible.
     
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    I like my porn headlined by women and disagree with you. Nothing terrible about some good porn!
     
  4. Headkicktoleg

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    Anything not porn headlined by a woman is bound to be terrible.
     
  5. Gungarr4831

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    Holly Holm fights are a bit of a mixed bag but i think this one might be decent, Cannonier V Texeira, Lewis V Browne should be good hard hittingfightsand Miller V Poirer is worth watching. Not the greatest PPV but i'll book it.
     
  6. HootyMcBoob

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    Its really only missing one fight. It just happens that that one fight is the Main Event.
     
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    UFC 200=exhibit A
     
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    I'm pretty sure that they will not make Holm de Randamie as the main event.

    I don't think they have ever PLANNED a main event that bad. I believe Aldo/Holloway is the planned main event.

    Aldo might pull out a week before and Holm de Randamie ends up being the main event, but I would bet that it will not be announced as such.
     
  9. Frank Edgar

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    Clearly you've never seen a Meryl Streep movie
     
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    Once upon the time, the UFC would have the odd free numbered event.
     
  11. Mormont

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    It makes no business sense to headline the card with GDR/Holm, not to mention the UFC website has not yet labeled the show 208: Holm vs GDR, while events beyond that already have a confirmed main event and full title. I truly believe they are finalizing something else such as Woodley/Thompson II or Bisping/Romero to main event, which would allow Holm/GDR to co-headline, making the card a lot stronger. They will likely announce something if this is true anywhere from tomorrow to the actual PPV on Friday.
     
  12. Baba Ghanoush

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    Why was the Aldo/Holloway fight scrapped?
     
  13. Mormont

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    Holloway is hurt.
     
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    Holly vs what's her name as a main event is ridiculous.
     
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    Exactly. Not one casual fan has an idea who she is.
     
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    Cool your jets, homey, that card isn't finalized yet.
     
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    Too lazy to look her up. Even Holm had her minute of fame, but she isn't much of a draw.
     
  18. Dave Poodle

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    It's not great. They obviously had fights in mind that didn't pan out. They've already cancelled the Jan PPV so cancelling a second one in a row probably isn't an option. Wouldn't expect great numbers for this one.
     
  19. Natesblackshirt

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    It will be funny if it backfires and they end up with a GDR vs Nunes rematch instead of the Holly/RR rematch they are hoping for.
     
  20. peterparker66

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    yeah in terms of name it doesn't have value but a lot of poster on here said the same about 206 and that produced in terms of fight content , so yes i will buy it just like all PPV as Forest gump once said life is like a box of chocolates you never know what ya gonna get .
     

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