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post #27 of (permalink) Old 07-02-2012, 10:53 AM
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Originally Posted by TheLyotoLegion View Post
This fight probably won't even do a million buys, unless they put the full court press on during the week of. Maybe if the Primetime was 3 weeks and on FX I could see it.

Their first fight only got 600,000 and it was on a much, much better card.
This. People like to perpetuate this myth that Chael is a marketing genius and he's laughing all the way to the bank while we hate his antics.

Truth is they're not really putting that many more viewers on the table any more than they're helping him win fights. They're just making him look like a scripted wwe jackass.
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