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UFC on ESPN 3 bumped off ESPN for College Softball

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  1. chrisdiaz Brown Belt

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    I dont understand this. The prelims stay on ESPN but the main card is on ESPN+? I get that they want subscribers but getting bumped for COLLEGE SOFTBALL?!? is kinda embarrassing. I made a joke about getting bumped for cornhole but this is almost just as bad.

    EDIT: For those saying they didnt replace it with softball...ESPN decided it was better for commercials and viewership to replace it with something else. Cable channels are built on selling commercial slots. No viewers=cheap commercials.
     
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    Dana says this is the FUTURE of fighting

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  3. JoeyJoeJoeJr Black Belt

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    That is bad and also a bad decision by espn
     
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    I haven’t liked the ESPN+ era, as far as start times have been going. Thankfully being in Canada we don’t have to deal with any of this other multiple channel stuff.
     
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  6. chrisdiaz Brown Belt

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    You can watch everything through ESPN+ and they do let you rewind or start from the beginning. As far as that goes, its been pretty good.
     
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    Neck and neck with college softball.
     
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    College Softball player butts <{smellit?}>
     
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    The great 'Cornhole Mania' came on after the prelims i was watching lmao

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  10. Yacob Bill Joe Sanders can kiss my wrinkly nutsack

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    Yeah it has it's pros and cons. For 5 bucks a month it's solid though...and they carry every college basketball team so you can watch any of the prospects

    Overall i kinda like it...some good old ufc events too, nowhere near fightpass but enough to get by
     
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    Great decision by ESPN

    This proves how lowly of a sport MMA really is.
     
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    Who the fuck watches softball?

    Baseball is boring enough already
     
  14. Kvothe_the_kingkiller Brown Belt

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    You're not being very clear here.

    They moved the main event from ESPN to ESPN+ weeks ago after the planned Main Event fell through. At that time the had nothing to fill the spot with, but did it anyways.

    Weeks later, they filled that spot. With something. Anything.

    You make it sound like they prefer softball to MMA. That is a false equivalence.

    If you think it was dumb to move the event to ESPN+ simply because the main event changed, that's a valid argument.
     
  15. ThatGuy7698 In USADA We Trust

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    Guess MMA and the UFC aren't really as big as some of us think. We're getting bumped off for college softball, I didn't even know they televised that...

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    Great decision. No one was going to watch that. Some 40 something year old grappler vs who? And on Endgame weekend? No.

    These are the type of fights that Plus was made for.
     
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    I don't care if its only $5/month, I am not giving ESPN a fucking dime until they get their shit together.
     
  18. chrisdiaz Brown Belt

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    What are you talking about? They chose to move the fight and replace it with softball. If they thought UFC would get better ratings, they would leave that on there. They had no reason to move it other than they dont really believe in the product.
     
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    Mike Perry and Greg Hardy getting buried on The Plus


    Neck and neck with soccer

    The future of fighting
     
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