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  1. Valhalla Manna, Beloved Gold Member

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    I have no idea what Gustafsson was doing. Hit Smith's body in round three, winds him, and then goes for a bodylock...
     
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  3. Nasser

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    That was like time went in slow-motion. I think Ray might well get cut from the UFC now.
     
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    Ray and Manuwa knocked the * out.

    That’s Gus retired now too, probably the right time, never gonna beat Jones or Cormier and now there’s a wave of other young guys coming through
     
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    Manuwa needs to quit he been KOed in 3 out of his last 4 fights and quite badly as well. His chin has gone and he won't have much health if he carries on.
     
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    Think Gus will be back, it’s time for him to take a time out and heal up.
     
  7. MacEwan23 My Balls Was Hot Gold Member

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    Jesus that’s one of the worst I’ve seen.
     
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    Anthony Smith proving he’s the real deal. Him and Rockhold would be great.
     
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    Great card this weekend.
     
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    I am all over Khabib/Poirier!

    Buzzing.
     
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    Cejudo is so cringe. Reckon he gets beat.

     
  13. HectorTheTaxman Formerly The Spider Gold Member

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    Ferguson v Cowboy should be a cracker tomorrow. Had a look at the odds for other fights and Jimmie Rivera at 5/2 jumped out at me, might be worth a punt (watch him get stopped in the first now!)
     
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    BT Sport * off every UK MMA fan then
     
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    Brutal from BT.
     
  16. HectorTheTaxman Formerly The Spider Gold Member

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    BT Sport box office :thumbsdow

    * are they thinking? They'll end up losing money out of it and no doubt a lot of favour with the fans which you can already see on Twitter. I'd understand it if it was McGregor v Khabib rematch but Jones v Santos, madness.
     
  17. ILoveTheCeltic

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    It'll never work anyway. UFC 235 with Jon Jones in March ony had 59,000 viewers in the UK - how many are going to pay for it 10% if they are lucky, about 6,000 people - that money should be peanuts to BT.

    Only hope of it working would be if they only did McGregor fights as his fights get like 300K+ viewers but non McGregor ones are mostly only 20-40k or 40k-60k if its a big show with a lot of top people, surely nowhere near enough to charge extra for.

    Maybe using this as a test to see how many actually buy it as an indicator to if they should charge for McGregor in future?
     
  18. TimFloyd Gold Member Gold Member

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    Why not just charge advertisers more?

    Seriously what a dumb move in a bid to try and gain what? Barely a million quid?
     
  19. ILoveTheCeltic

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    Aye, was just checking. They only have like 13 main UFC's per year, if BT manage to have 10,000 buys for each one at £10 it's only £1.3million per year.

    They pay £295million per year to show the EPL, £9.3million per match.
     
  20. Al Bootyerbaws "Khabib does not like being hit in the face"

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    Silly BT * nobody will be buying that hopefully they learn a lesson. Really looking forward to Cowboy vs Tony later. Hope Cejudo gets beat he's a * idiot of a boy.