UFC 246 is everything that's wrong with the PPV model

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  1. ralphus1 Extremely stable genius

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    Granted, it'll sell 1M buys.

    At the expense of fans who got a farce of a main event, no title eliminators and no title bouts.
     
  2. I Am Legion Gold Belt

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    Why is a quick KO a farce? Shoulder strikes, head kick, power lefts....that’s not a farce.
     
  3. crocopteam I don't need no belt!

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  4. Barteh Brown Belt

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    The main event was great. The bullshit amateurish WMMA co-main was a fucking travesty.
     
  5. lsa If you can read this, you are too close

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    I like how people assume it will sell X amount when we dont have a clue how many is sold via the new deal with ESPN.

    IIRC Dana talked about they average 100K buys with ESPN
     
  6. ralphus1 Extremely stable genius

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    It's a farce because it's a gimme fight for Conor, against a guy who's now been KOed 3 times in less than a year. Total money grab by the company.
     
  7. SmoothPies Purple Belt

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    The entire event just moved so slowly up to the Conor-Cowboy fight. I feel like I just didn't really care about the outcome of any of the other fights, they weren't meaningful matchups.

    And then the Holm-Raquel fight was just salt in the wound
     
  8. Kyojiro Kagenuma Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    Conor Mcgregor can sell a card if he was the only one on it, obviously. The rest of the card was just cannon fodder. The main event was an admittedly impressive, albeit anticlimactic beatdown.
     
  9. Shinobi Banned Banned

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    It's a meaningless fight that offers little danger to Conor and was cherry picked to make him look good and bring back the hype. He could have faced way better guys. He faced a guy who got toko'd in his last two fights and has 13 losses in his record. For someone who is supposed to be so great, this isn't the type of fighter he should be facing.
     
  10. AWilder Black Belt

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    Conner vs cowboy would have made sense 4 years ago...
     
  11. Paulsp Black Belt

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    the guy who doesn’t do well against fast starting, south paw pressure fighters lost to a fast starting, south paw pressure fighter

    Definitely a dive
     

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