Why no real "mainstream" promotion for UFC 245?

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  1. Martialbeef

    Martialbeef Brown Belt

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    We have seen other guys like Chael or Dana go on shows like First Take to promote fights and cards before.
    The biggest and best card of the year tomorrow, however nothing?

    Even if Colby/Dana/Nunes/Max was on First Take for 5 minutes I'd imagine it'd generate a tonne more buys, or even just eyes in general.

    Seems weird is all. Pretty inconsistent from ESPN.
     
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    DarkneT King Cunt Platinum Member

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    Literally not an ounce of coverage in the UK
     
  3. jonathan274

    jonathan274 Firefly Belt

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    Colby should get a commercial spot.
     
  4. johncola

    johncola Red Belt

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    That ain't true. They were plugging it during the Europa League coverage and I think the Champions League coverage too. Think they even referred to it as a "blockbuster card" or something like that.
     
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    theincognito Brown Belt

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    Covington-Usman is not a mainstream friendly fight. It has plenty of potential to stink up the joint.
     
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    DarkneT King Cunt Platinum Member

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    I wouldn’t class BT Sport as mainstream

    Also on a side note always hilarious hearing Gary linekar fucking up the fighters names
     
  7. Sweater of AV

    Sweater of AV Silver Belt

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    I doubt Goof wants to see Colby on ESPN tearing into him.
     
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    Koro_11 Silver Belt

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    Lol at biggest card of the year.

    The 3 title fights are misleading, one is a chick fight, the other is a champion coming off a loss against a guy with no following, and the third is between two grapplefuck decision machines.

    meh
     
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  9. DanAndroid

    DanAndroid Living vicariously through Dillon Danis.

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    "Listen Colby, we put you in the main event on the biggest card of the year and it just didn't sell, the best we can give you on your next contract is $24,000"
     
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    lsa Maître d' at The Pussy Lounge

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    No need.
    Colby is that big a star
     
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    I would be a lot more excited if there wasn’t a wmma fight on the card. It really does kill the vibe. Imagine if they put Perry vs Neal on this instead. Card would be unbelievable. Now we have to watch 2 fights, go to the bathroom/smoke and come back for the last 2 fights. It’s just an inconvenience. Miss the old days.
     
  12. Martialbeef

    Martialbeef Brown Belt

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    Okay boomer.
     
  13. Martialbeef

    Martialbeef Brown Belt

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    Nunes GDR will be a scrap. You are all trying too hard.
     
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  14. Zebra Cheeks

    Zebra Cheeks Don’t look into the eye of the storm Platinum Member

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    Well, it’s not an espn card. So I’m guessing espn doesn’t get a cut if the profits if it does well?
     
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    [​IMG] Would be a great scrap in Invicta. Get it outta here. Nobody wants to watch that crap.
     
  16. Martialbeef

    Martialbeef Brown Belt

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    Does it annoy you to know both of them would make you cry?
    I generally don't back WMMA up. But this just is a good fight. GDRs stand up is levels.
     
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    Ying Li Yo mama

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    Its a super niche violent sport and always will be.
     
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    No it annoys me having to watch crap when I wanna watch real fights. This card is fucking sick. Then they have to destroy it by putting this crap in the MIDDLE of it. Why can’t they just make a WUFC? Fucking sick of women’s sport piggybacking off of male sports. Even 2K added WNBA and FIFA added women’s soccer like what the fuck? Why don’t they just make their own game and stand on their own legs? If women’s sports is so fucking dope why can’t they carry themselves?
     
  19. Martialbeef

    Martialbeef Brown Belt

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    Did you watch Nunes vs Cyborg? Thoughts?

    And if that was a pair of FW dudes what is your opinion on it.
     
  20. ColombianFist

    ColombianFist "Es mejor ser rico que ser pobre"

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    It's not a drama filled fight/McG is not there/The fighters are not a popular draw for the casual fan.
     
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