Whats the max length a PPV can be?

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  1. Degen Gambler Silver Belt

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    I was thinking 3 hours but not sure. With a 7 fight main card, are they risking going over the alotted time? All it would take is a bunch of decisions and maybe a few nut shots.

    Also the bar I watch at closes 3 hours after it starts.
     
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  2. BionicCommando Silver Belt

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    However many hours of PPV you're willing to purchase/schedule when you sit with providers I think.
     
  3. Degen Gambler Silver Belt

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    So did the UFC schedule a longer block of time than usual for this card?
     
  4. Kalmah Snap Jitsu Belt

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    I remember they went over the time limit once, can't remember which event though.
     
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    About tree fiddy
     
  6. Degen Gambler Silver Belt

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    ufc 33
     
  7. Xaa Purple Belt

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    They added an hour very recently after the card that came close to running over when they couldn't do post fight interviews. They used to block 4 hours, now they block 5.
     
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    144 had 7 fights on the main card and 4 of them went to decision (including the title fight), I don't remember there being any problems there.
     
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    Just checked and they have a 4 hour block scheduled from 6 pm to 10 pm
    Do they usually do a 1 hour preshow or is this PPV scheduled to start an hour earlier than the normal 7 pm start time?
     
  10. Degen Gambler Silver Belt

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    Im pretty sure the first hour is always just prefight hype videos with Rogan screaming.
     
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    "This is a fight that in my opinion is one of the best match ups in a long time"
     
  12. BionicCommando Silver Belt

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    Wouldn't know to be honest.
     
  13. Magooglie Steel Belt

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    3 hours is typical for ppv time. There are 4 hour ppv shows. WWE makes Wrestlemania 4 hours. If UFC makes a super 3 title fight card they could opt for a 4 hour ppv.
     
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    If you look at the time on PPV it says 10:00pm till like 1:40 am. They block out almost 4 hours
     
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    Depending on where said bar is, they may be forced by law to close at that time. Not sure if they have to kick you out or just stop serving.
     

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