WWE loses 50% of it's value in one day!

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  1. Ogg

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    http://www.forbes.com/sites/maggiem...rly-50-as-nbcuniversal-deal-fails-to-impress/
    Don't expect a UFC monthly PPV subscription anytime soon :icon_chee.
     
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    Damn, Vince hasn't lost this much money since he paid for his wife's senate campaign
     
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    Damn, that sucks.

    WWF was the platform that got me into MMA.

    "Wrestling is fake, it isn't real!"

    Switches to MMA.

    "It's too violent!"

    Haters gonna hate.

    Hope they do better. Would be a travesty if they had to close up shop.
     
  4. XThe GreatestX

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    i find it funny because if it happened to the ufc they would go bankrupt
     
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    I bet he lost more in the steroid scandal.
     
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    a few months ago everyone was here throwing dirt on the grave of the ufc for doing this subscription network
     
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    No one really watches WWE. Dat shit is gay.
     
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    This was bound to happen with how much it's value jumped in recent times, and the expectations. They will rebound the product has been picking up in popularity again.

    More people watch it than MMA every week.
     
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    The UFC doesn't care much what it does today. It cares what it's doing two years from now. Or even 6 months from now when they have to sit in front of PPV providers and determine whether they want to cut back on PPVs.
     
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    Lucifer Alpha The Catastrophe

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    The entirety of the picture wasn't, especially not the stock collapse. Most people thought they'd make a killing on their new TV deal. They got substantially lower than what they expected to get.


    Now of course I'm sure they'll rebound---as they have before. The question is how long and if you're an MMA fan, how badly does it scare off the UFC.
     
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    More people watch real sports than both
     
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    Now do people understand why Fight Pass isn't like the WWE Pass? It's a colossal failure. They barely have half of the subscribers they need to break even.
     
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    Goddamn that sounds tough. The network actually sounded like a great concept.
     
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    lol nice :icon_chee
     
  17. BionicCommando

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    It feels far too early to label it that. Again this isn't a process that's going to be deemed a success or a failure in a week or a month or even a year. It's going to be a long drawn out process for them to educate and retain subscribers, especially for that period of time where they DON'T have Wrestlemania.
     
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    Astute
     
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    Yes, but they were doing that because they thought it sucked, which it does.
     
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    The last time before that was when he tried to take on the NFL with Tommy Maddox and Rod Smart as his poster boys.
     

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