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UFC is Dying 2021

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Cooliox, Jun 23, 2021.

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Is the UFC Dying?

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  2. No

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  3. Been saying it for Years...

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  1. Cooliox Steel Belt Platinum Member

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    This is why the Mafia Bros sold Zuffa.

    They knew they had gotten away with their mob business in the UFC for enough time, and shit was about to catch up to them.

    Theres a big antitrust lawsuit coming for them.

    Their ratings peaked.
    They overhyped Ronda and Conor and all to the stars and made it seem like this was the next big sport of the world.

    Meanwhile in reality UFC couldn't even get a fair deal from FOX for contract extension. FOX opted to go with WWE instead.

    ESPN isn't happy with UFC either, after they put on shitty cards to meet the quota last year, which says ESPN will pay a fixed sum regardless of number of viewers or ppv buys if UFC put on an X number of events in the fiscal year.

    Ratings have gone way downhill, along with ppv buys.

    Reebok couldn't wait to part ways with the UFC. No other big time players wants to come near them. They had to settle with Venom, LOL

    Hell, even their top fighters are refusing to fight. Jones vacated. Conor sat out for most his prime. Khabib retired young. Cejudo retired young, Ronda retired young... Anderson Silva got released (fired) despite only 1 fight left on contract, after all the things he had done for them.

    Liddell and Hughes were fired after Dana promised them lifetime jobs for what they did for the UFC. Hughes opted to park on the train tracks as a result...allegedly.
    Meanwhile, Liddell is willing to fight anyone anywhere to get some of that coco money.


    Yup UFC is Dying 2021

    People are more excited to see Youtube Stars box, than to watch UFC fights. That too, former UFC fighters are being offered more money to Box for those guys, more than they ever made in the UFC.
     
  2. TGArthur You can't lose if you win the fight.

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    What a hill to die on
     
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  4. VinceArch I am all of me.

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  6. josh345 Brown Belt

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    Mma is trash now lol
     
  7. Ares Black Asteroid Belt Yellow Card

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    It's better than ever.
     
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    Can’t wait for the 2022 version of this thread
     
  10. NDiaz209 Green Belt

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    I feel like it is. I've been watching MMA since Pride and the excitement is pretty much gone except for a few fights here and there.
     
  11. 10mm Staring at the sun.

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    Been died long ago.
     
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  13. Jose Beehive No.1 Soldier Of God Gif User

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    Everything is dying.
     
  14. Isaiah095 Blue Belt

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    I don't know if it is dying from a commercial stand point; but we are definitely reaching a point soon where the mystique and intrigue of the previous eras is going to be completely gone.
     
  15. JudoThrowFiasco Charming Quark Platinum Member

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    Most dying businesses would love to have the year after year growth the ufc has
     
  16. podsox Gold Belt

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    The ufc thrived through Covid while outside the nfl every other sports ratings declined
     
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  17. BigDramaShow26 Brown Belt

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    UFC is literally the most promising sports league of the past 10 years, lol
     
  18. biscuitsbrah Red Belt

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    Where is the “you’re an idiot” option
     
  19. Substance Abuse Plutonium Belt Platinum Member

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    Same old song and dance thread. Be gone with this shit.
     
  20. whileswimming.idrink Banned Banned

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    Dana should invest in Khamzat's lung and Conor's calves. Maybe just Khamzat tho, I don't think Conor is actually that motivated anymore.
     

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