EliteXC bans Affliction - Page 2 - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
General MMA Discussion Discuss King Of The Cage, Ultimate Challenge UK, and HDNet Fights as well as general mixed martial arts discussion.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #11 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-05-2008, 11:24 PM Thread Starter
The American Psycho
 
Bonnar426's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 6,307
                     
Quote:
Originally Posted by Toxic View Post
Actually Bonnar your wrong on this one Adrenaline is Monte Cox's promotion that Tim Sylvia signed a contract with but Monte is loaning Sylvia out in order to allow Tim to fight Fedor for Affliction because Monte saw it a a big fight for Tim that would help further establish him as a huge name in MMA and therefore be a biggr fraw for Adrenaline.
Oh, okay! I didn't know that! Thanks for the information!
Bonnar426 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-06-2008, 11:22 AM
Featherweight
 
demoman993's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: City of Champions
Posts: 1,044
                     
Who backs Affliction? It's so expensive to get started and 1 or 2 bad shows can sink the ship real fast. I don't know why they don't do what Adrenaline did. They would cash in quite well without a lot of up front cost. I see the Oscar De La Hoya was wearing Affliction in his fight last weekend. That's some easy advertisement with a well known promotion company.

The MMA world is going to get over saturated with all these new companies out there and is going to cause a lot of parity between fighters and organizations.
demoman993 is offline  
post #13 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-06-2008, 01:57 PM
 
Toxic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: See that guy over in the window, with the binoculars?
Posts: 21,821
                     
Oscar De La Hoya doesnt bring in many people for Affliction as far as sales go Id be willing to bet, Boxing's audiance spans much older than MMA's and seeing as Affliction clothing is more aimed at that 18-35 demographic that MMA is hot in right now, Randy Couture I guarantee outsold De La Hoya 100-1 for Affliction, I think this is a really poor buisiness strategy for Affliction, I dont get why everyone wants to jump into the MMA game considering the UFC are the only ones making any money in it, they all want to jump in, pay higher salaries to try to attract fighters, non of this adds up and its just getting ridiculous.




"If you get hit and it hurts hit him back you not knocked out yet."-Joe Doerksen
The Toxic Terrors (FFL)
Demetrious Johnson*Eduardo Dantas*Emanuel Newton*Will Brooks*Michael Page



Toxic is offline  
post #14 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-08-2008, 07:48 AM
-NOW YOU SLEEP-

 
_RIVAL_'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Cal-State South Annex
Posts: 10,911
                     
Quote:
Originally Posted by Toxic View Post
Oscar De La Hoya doesnt bring in many people for Affliction as far as sales go Id be willing to bet, Boxing's audiance spans much older than MMA's and seeing as Affliction clothing is more aimed at that 18-35 demographic that MMA is hot in right now, Randy Couture I guarantee outsold De La Hoya 100-1 for Affliction, I think this is a really poor buisiness strategy for Affliction, I dont get why everyone wants to jump into the MMA game considering the UFC are the only ones making any money in it, they all want to jump in, pay higher salaries to try to attract fighters, non of this adds up and its just getting ridiculous.
People chase the money. Reguardless if they have no personal interest in the sport or not, they'll throw a stake in it. These people know that MMA will be here for a long time.

It goes back as far as time. People will pay money to see men fight. And now MMA is a beautiful hybrid of various styles. More versatile than any professional fighting that the american public has ever televised in history. That's why I beleive everyone is getting involved. The banning of Affliction was merely a move by EliteXC to refrain from promoting a different org.
_RIVAL_ is offline  
post #15 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-08-2008, 10:50 AM
Flyweight
 
doburg717's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: perth, australia
Posts: 458
             
i might stop people who nothing about mma walking around in affliction shirts,
doburg717 is offline  
post #16 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-08-2008, 04:49 PM
Users Awaiting Email Confirmation
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Ohio
Posts: 808
                     
Quote:
Originally Posted by stitch1z View Post
If they deliver a Fedor vs. Tim Sylvia match and matches of that caliber over the year I think they will be fine.
Really though.....How many matches of that caliber are there without them having most of the guys from the UFC? Fedor vs Sylvie, Fedor vs. Couture. outside of that, nothing special to keep fans interested. Fedor vs Barnett. That's it as far as high caliber fights unless they could take a lot of talent away from UFc and WEC. Maybe even a few EXC guys too
ROCKBASS03 is offline  
post #17 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-08-2008, 06:42 PM
MMA Fanatic
 
Fatman2fighter's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 58
Blog Entries: 5
 
I think I heard the Elite lost 38 million dollars its first year in buisness and they had some pretty good shows that sold out. The problem is that you have to pull a good gate on the PPV to make enough to be viable.

On that note a cbs deal might workout and I am a sucker I buy all these fricking shows from TKO to Elite to UFC. I am a frickin sucker and my satilite bill is like $250 a month my wife freaks constantly lol
Fatman2fighter is offline  
post #18 of 18 (permalink) Old 05-10-2008, 12:13 AM
:|.Pie.|:
 
ZeroPRIDE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 3,859
                     
Hey if you have the money why not? Can take it with you when you die.

As far as the banning goes. cant go promoting other promotions can they. Which with Elite i find funny since they are letting a few figheters fight in DREAM.

Quote:
Originally Posted by NotDylan View Post
****en asd
ZeroPRIDE is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome