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Old 01-30-2009, 11:50 AM
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So MMALogic claims that Affliction's next show is going to be there last.

Michael Rome states that a source at UFC informed him that Lorenzo was contacted by Affliction and that they were looking for a "beneficial" way out.

Atencio now denies these claims and said the next will be in three or four months from now. This show will almost certainly be Fedor Barnett.

I'm hoping this wil be there last show, and then the EliteXC guys get released, and Zuffa can pick up some Japanese fighters, and then we can have then best fighters in the world actually be able to fight each other!
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Old 01-30-2009, 11:54 AM
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So MMALogic claims that Affliction's next show is going to be there last.

Michael Rome states that a source at UFC informed him that Lorenzo was contacted by Affliction and that they were looking for a "beneficial" way out.

Atencio now denies these claims and said the next will be in three or four months from now. This show will almost certainly be Fedor Barnett.

I'm hoping this wil be there last show, and then the EliteXC guys get released, and Zuffa can pick up some Japanese fighters, and then we can have then best fighters in the world actually be able to fight each other!
My fear is that if Affliction closes shop we'll never see Fedor fight on U.S. soil (or worthy competition)again.
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Old 01-30-2009, 02:54 PM
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My fear is that if Affliction closes shop we'll never see Fedor fight on U.S. soil (or worthy competition)again.
man I wish Dana wasn't such an ego maniac!
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Old 01-30-2009, 04:20 PM
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I don't get why they don't just scale it down a bit.Don't put it in such big venues ( did you notice all the empty seats) and don't charge as much for the tix.Maybe even lower the price of the PPV just a little. I think all those things would make the generate more money. When you go charging more then the UFC for a freakin' tshirt bad things are bound to happen.
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Old 01-30-2009, 08:00 PM
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I don't get why they don't just scale it down a bit.Don't put it in such big venues ( did you notice all the empty seats) and don't charge as much for the tix.Maybe even lower the price of the PPV just a little. I think all those things would make the generate more money. When you go charging more then the UFC for a freakin' tshirt bad things are bound to happen.
Your absolutely right.

Plus.,..dont pay your main events stupid sums of money
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Old 01-30-2009, 08:09 PM
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Your absolutely right.

Plus.,..dont pay your main events stupid sums of money
Not knocking you Tyburn....

but it's kinda funny.. we all agree that fighters should be paid more.. but we are all in shock when they get LARGE bucks...

So maybe the UFC is right?
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Old 01-31-2009, 07:40 PM
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I just wish Fedor would finally fight in the UFC or that we could just have a united fighting organization.
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Old 01-30-2009, 05:53 PM
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man I wish Dana wasn't such an ego maniac!

Why does wanting to stay the "600lb gorilla" such a bad thing?

It's not a UFC issue, it's an Affiliction issue.

Bas and Kenny in Inside MMA (which is a fun show more than an industry show), always say the same thing..

Stop trying to start out as the UFC.. Start small and then build.. Worst case.. you end up like WEC... and they aren't doing bad now.. even better since Zuffa bought them.
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Old 01-30-2009, 06:03 PM
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The UFC wasnt the UFC over night. You can't go from selling tshirts to the UFC over night either
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Old 01-30-2009, 06:14 PM
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WAR UFC over night UFC in just a night UFC that is actually Affliction over night
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