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Old 10-15-2008, 09:36 AM   #21 (permalink)
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i talked to the owner at a bar in my town bergen,norway and he said he would show it ( the UK ones, the US shows are airing mid-night here )if we could find a provider but it looks bad. he asked if Sky showes it on PPV... anybody knows ?
Sadly not. The only way you can watch it with Sky is if you sign up to setanta sports. and although theres no minimum term contract, there is a connection fee, and you also have to give 31 days to unsubscribe.

So for the ppv, youre probably looking at around £15 for month 1, £15 for month 2, and a connection fee of around £15 too. So around £50 altogether.
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Old 10-15-2008, 09:56 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Yeah, the UFC hasn't really hit Australia. I was speaking to someone that thought it went to someone is KOed and no rules exist.

Due to this, lack of showing in bars.

Luckily a few of my friends all pitch in on PPV' and go to one of their houses with Foxtel.
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Old 10-15-2008, 10:35 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Yeah, the UFC hasn't really hit Australia. I was speaking to someone that thought it went to someone is KOed and no rules exist.

Due to this, lack of showing in bars.

Luckily a few of my friends all pitch in on PPV' and go to one of their houses with Foxtel.
yeh i wish i could do that! alot of people i know think that aswell, with me being the only 'hardcore' fan of mma i cant really get a group of mates together, chip in, and watch it! i have mates that like to watch it but dont know much about it, lame!
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Old 10-15-2008, 11:11 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Im in australia and they are expecting me to pay for UFC89...when they are showing it for free everywhere else...wtf! Especially when its a less then intense card becuase they dont have a title shot or fights where the winner gets the next title shot. Dont get me wrong there good fights but i wouldnt pay $40 to see them! They normally show free ufc events on fuel tv but now they want us to pay for it on ppv and there showing it a day delayed when we would normally get them live, im guessing its a day delayed becuz of pavlik vs hopkins...still! BS! Looks like im downloading this event!

Haha theres my 2 cents, feel better now
I hope you feel better! Put blame where it is due. It's not the UFC making the call on prices for Aus. You'd know that if you thought before you ranted
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Old 10-15-2008, 11:18 AM   #25 (permalink)
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I hope you feel better! Put blame where it is due. It's not the UFC making the call on prices for Aus. You'd know that if you thought before you ranted
now if u thought before you replied you'd realise i wasnt complaining about price...
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now if u thought before you replied you'd realise i wasnt complaining about price...
When I read a complaint that it was free everywhere else and not in AUS......I considered that a complaint about price. Free vs. pay Either way, still the wrong ones to put blame on
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Don't blame the UFC blame your cable company/TV stations.

if they can't get it aired on a station they have to put it on PPV.

They would prefer to put it on a channel and get the ad revenue.
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Old 10-15-2008, 12:22 PM   #28 (permalink)
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my understanding is that we do have a tv station that plays ufc events like UFN and TUF, i watch them whenever there on! so why wouldnt they play this card on that channel?
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my understanding is that we do have a tv station that plays ufc events like UFN and TUF, i watch them whenever there on! so why wouldnt they play this card on that channel?
because it's live. Stations have a problem showing live events like this that are difficult to sensor out anything that doesn't meet their rating standard.

If it's on Tape delay I don't really know.

The UFC LOVES to get on free TV.
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Old 10-16-2008, 02:06 AM   #30 (permalink)
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tollgate hotel parramatta, sydney they show every ufc ppv and just about every boxing one. pity your not from sydney bro, wish i could help
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