The Title Guy
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Orange, California
I think I should review the various mass parents companies of the MMA promotions have done right or wrong and led to success:
-Zuffa: Bought out a bleeding UFC and turned it into a thriving promotion. This was followed by the buy out of the WEC, WFA, and PRIDE, resulting in one mega promotion.
-SVSE: Not only owns Strikeforce, but also the San Jose Sharks, HP Pavilion, Worcester Sharks, and SAP Open Tournament. They won't have problems anytime soon.
-FEG: Owns DREAM and K-1, the world's leading kickboxing organization. Right now has the Asian market to themselves.
-DSE: Owned PRIDE FC, Hustle Pro Wrestling, and DEEP. While they owned success, Yakuza ties sent the company out.
-ProElite: Had short term success with EliteXC and also bout out companies Icon Sport, Cage Rage, King of the Cage, and Rumble on the Rock. However, after EliteXC's closer and King of the Cage's buy out ProElite was bout out and plans to revive it are in progress.
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