Whatever happened to Zuffa Boxing?

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  1. rorschach51

    rorschach51 Johnny Walker Blue Belt

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    Dana said almost 2 years ago now that Zuffa Boxing would be launched soon, within the year I believe he said at the time which was early/mid 2017. Well...Whatever happened with that?
     
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    Floyd killed it
     
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    They failed to sign Anthony Joshua
     
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    Could never work.

    Dana has blasted Showtime, Arum, Oscar. A number of the powerful people in Boxing.

    He's clueless when it comes to Boxing. Who in their right mind would sign with him when the likes of Haymon, Bob Arum (ESPN) and DAZN have such big budgets.
     
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    No boxer in their right mind would want to fight under a 5k Reebok bonus Zuffa model.
     
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    Majority of pro boxers don’t even get that now.
     
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    Nothing happened. It was never real.

    What boxer would get involved with Dana White?

    Fuck, Terence Crawford (#2 P4P) just did an interview earlier today where he shit on MMA pay:


     
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    McGregor got proved a fraud.

    Pls deposit 5 cents, one thin nickle, as Lucy Van Pelt might say.
     
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    The majority of fighters in any combat sport don't get shit.

    Boxing headliners make far more money than MMA fighters though. Canelo, Fury, Joshua, Triple G, Wilder are all fielding 8 figure deals right now.

    Terence Crawford, who's only sold 50,000 PPV buys in his entire career, is getting paid millions of dollars to fight on ESPN.

    https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2018/10/13/17971832/boxing-purses-terence-crawford-vs-jose-benavidez-jr

    For perspective, this is the same amount of money that the UFC was forced to pay DC as an incentive to headline on PPV on short notice while he was injured.
     
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    I really thought it was a terrible time to try this idea when he announced it. In boxing today with PBC on FOX & Showtime, Top Rank & Queensberry with ESPN, Matchroom & Golden Boy with DAZN, and HBO out of the sport hardly any of them working with each other it would be harder then ever to try to cross-promote. Not to mention all the big names except Deontey Wilder are locked into exclusive deals with promoters/networks. Short of getting a star to buy out his contract with Hearn, Arum, Haymon (yes Al is a adviser but...) DLH or Warren how was he suppose to sign established stars, and where are they suppose to fight? Fight Pass <Lmaoo>
     
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    UFC cant pay boxers "boxer pay" because the mma fighters would get mad. Boxers wont fight for "mma pay" because fuck that.

    So.......no.
     
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    I think Dana wants to do it, but the question is does WME want to fund it? Of course not.
     
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    We're working on it ya goof
     
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    Dana got outplayed, he is thug-light compared to the people running boxing.
     
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