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Which current mma promotions do you think the first one to fold?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by strebitel86, Jan 13, 2020.

  1. strebitel86 Banned Banned

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    I think Bellator will succumb to the UFC in a matter of years, their number of attendance and tv rating is dwindling...

    And feels like a retirement home for aging washedout fighters and former champions.
     
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  3. strebitel86 Banned Banned

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    PFL comes in second, I mean this promotion bring something new with their playoffs format which is great.

    What truly alarming about this is:

    How the hell they can pay their Champions with huge amount of money and make a profit from it?

    Where do they get their money?
     
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    PFL

    Hopefully
     
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    Golden Boy MMA

    Oh wait
     
  6. Lovelyboy Banned Banned

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    Fight nights global

    They're head honcho is in jail and all their champions left for the UFC or One like 2 years ago. They haven't filled their spots since.

    Of the american ones. PFL. Once their TV deal expires I dont think they're getting a new one
     
  7. Jojomojo Brown Belt

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    From the second Tier ones i think its going to be PFL.
    Even tho i like their concept they kinda lack big names (now they have one with Rory but still).
    Bellator might be struggling too but they just secured deals with Dazn.
     
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    I don't know if what Chatri is saying is true, but I guess ONE is pretty stable with their sponsors and sweatshop fighters.
     
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    one fc has the least amount of ex ufc fighters and they have the best shows after ufc

    bellator sucks dazn sucks paying for spike tv sucks or whatever cable channel it is on now

    watching forty year old ex ufc and pride champions can be fun and mma is always going to have a market for washed out broke fighters. as a fan we still have to watch train wreck fights royce gracie shamrock 3 kimbo vs dada some bellator fights ive had to block from my memory
     
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    PFL will be gone within two years. Format just doesn't translate to fan interest. First step of a successful promotion is realizing MMA is 90% entertainment and only 10% sport
     
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    PFL still being afloat is a mystery.
     
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    From the sound of it, Rizin is struggling. That would be my pick.
     
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    So PFL is basically on the Affliction plan, got it.

    I think Bellator will probably be fine. I have seen numerous quality scripted shows get cancelled from Spike/Paramount Network due to budget yet Bellator is still trucking along after years.

    They must be making some money at least.
     
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    Rizin will be the first to fall I think

    which im fine with because i like them the least honestly. Between the weird fixed fight with tenshin and mayweather, and their terrible fights with gabi garcia and that 50 year old pro wrestler that was half her size, the boss is a moron.
     
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    I'm not gonna be a part of the doom & gloom predictions I wish them all success...


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    After the UFC,

    The Biggest MMA Org are,

    Bellator
    OneFC
    Rizin
    KSW
    PFL
    Cage Warriors
    KOTC


    I would say PFL is the most likely to go out of buisness.
     
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    Japan is still a pretty good MMA market,
    they just need to slow down on spending and dumb matchup.
     
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    PFL i would say, they seem to be paying way more than other orgs, so that might play against them if they cant draw bigger names in the next few years.
     
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    I hope they will all thrive for years to come.
     
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    Rizin. Their last show was a huge flop and the Japanese MMA market hardly gives a fuck about it anymore unless it's some freakshow fight or Bob Sapp.
     

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