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post #11 of 17 (permalink) Old 02-12-2013, 09:53 AM
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This is a terrible idea because... well...


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post #12 of 17 (permalink) Old 02-12-2013, 09:57 AM
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Originally Posted by Hammerlock2.0 View Post
This is a terrible idea because... well...


Sorry, Tyson, I tried and failed.
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post #13 of 17 (permalink) Old 02-12-2013, 10:35 AM
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I think it may likely have something to do with the injuries as well, instead of having to put things together last minute they can simply drop a fight without leaving a hole.

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post #14 of 17 (permalink) Old 02-12-2013, 02:47 PM
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I personally think they should stick with 5 on the main card for the most part. Sometimes 6 can drag out too much, especially when some go to decision.

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What's going on with FOX anybody know. I remember the days when I had to wait half a year for a fight and man was it a spectacle. Now I get fairly solid feeder cards before the real main events.

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post #16 of 17 (permalink) Old 02-12-2013, 03:52 PM
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I'm all for this. Toxic brings up a good point about cancellations having less of an impact this way. I do hope though that the expansion of number of fights doesn't just stuff more into the prelims. I'd like the main card to expand too so our PPV $ is better spent. Hopefully a 10% increase in number of fights doesn't translate into a 10% increase to the cost of PPV.
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post #17 of 17 (permalink) Old 02-12-2013, 04:44 PM
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Considering most fights go to the judges, I can't wait to see even more fights now going to the judges. They need to tell their fighters to be more explosive or something because most PPV's are a snoozefest anymore.
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