What happened to "The one thing everybody has to do is to promote the fight" ?

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  1. SubmarinerX

    SubmarinerX Soldier of God

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    As proclaimed by Dana when he pulled Conor for not flying in from Iceland for a presser?

    He can't seriously pretend one trick mule brings in more cash than Conor.
     
  2. Tamriel Terror

    Tamriel Terror Silver Belt

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    Dana lied?

    In other news water is wet! More at 6 pm!
     
  3. IndyCovaHart

    IndyCovaHart Gold Belt

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    Ooh look you made a thread
     
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    dickcheney Gold Belt

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    Conan
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    Rousey is a crossover star who promoted to her audience already and gets special treatment because she is special
     
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  5. WinZip

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    I think I see the problem here.

    You're expecting consistency and truth from Dana White. If you ask him the same question 365 days a year, you'll get 365 different answers, none of which have anything to do with one another.
     
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  6. dickcheney

    dickcheney Gold Belt

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    Conor is special too but is not a crossover star, his audience is still fight fans (except for Conor fans on sherdog lol)

    Ronda has a big non fight fan audience
     
  7. BigMuffler

    BigMuffler Loli is love loli is life!

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    One trick mule has wins by KO, she has more tricks than Conor lol
     
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    He needs his cash cow! He has done everything to insure that she's champion again. From allowing her to take a whole year off, to not having to do press activity before the PPV. Yes the fix is in. Now if only Nunez can spoil it for us.
     
  9. cheat toes

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    if the fix is in nunes will hand over her arm
     
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    Ashenthorn Black Belt

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    If she gets the fight against the fence, a Rousey KO is certainly not out of the question. If she circles around looking to kickbox and allow Nunes some distance to unleash leg kicks and long punches like Miesha did, she'll get wrecked.
     
  11. Nightwing090

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    Even with the crossover "appeal" doesn't McGregor bring in far more PPV views than Rousey at her peak as well as gate money?
     
  12. PutUpYourDux

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    But it's the fight fans who lay down $60 for the PPV.
     
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    FleximusPrime I'm a goddamn sexual tyrannosaurus

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    It simple really.. [​IMG]
     
  14. dickcheney

    dickcheney Gold Belt

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    She gets non fight fans to do the same
     
  15. neil_totally

    neil_totally Brown Belt

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    She has been promoting the fight. You're just being willfully blind so you can continue to cry about it.
     
  16. Paladin

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    I think McG has done just about the same , besides movies. He is in multiple games though.
     
  17. casualanon

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    Who gives a shit? Ronda ain't doing media, big fucking deal.. let's just watch the card shall we
     
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    Ronda's biggest buyrate: 1.1
    Conor's biggest buyrate: 1.65

    If she's a bigger star yet Conor gets over half a million more people tuning in then it shows casuals don't buy the show.
     
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    The only reason he hasn't done movie is because he's turned them down, he was supposed to be in the new xXx film.

    Ronda taking on too much while she was still fighting was part of her downfall.
     
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    Paladin Black Belt

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    I think her real downfall was listening to Edmund and believing she had better hands than a world boxing champ.. drinking up Joe Rogan's lies that she could lay waste the entire 135lb men's division, save the champ and the top 5 guys.
     

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