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    Quote Originally Posted by Kickass32 View Post
    I'm guessing Rogan leaves if that were to happen
    Not sure I agree, although I have been saying Rogan will leave this year anyway! The PPV's(which is all Rogan does now anyway) will still be UFC production, I'd assume.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BluenoseGreig View Post
    I still hate that. Imagine having say, Poirier on ESPN and Gaethje on NBC, and not being able to see them fight........fuck that shit.
    They'd beable to negotiate I'm sure, it would just be much harder.....I have to think there would be a contingency plan in place to avoid that kind of thing
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kickass32 View Post
    They'd beable to negotiate I'm sure, it would just be much harder.....I have to think there would be a contingency plan in place to avoid that kind of thing
    It just sounds stupid to me. Negotiations have been fucking hard as hell to get fights together lately, it needs no more barriers to making a booking.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BluenoseGreig View Post
    It just sounds stupid to me. Negotiations have been fucking hard as hell to get fights together lately, it needs no more barriers to making a booking.
    I don't disagree, I hate the idea of splitting the content, just hate it.
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    I just read the latest rumor has ESPN and FOX splitting the new deal, with ESPN's portion being shown on their new streaming service ESPN+
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kickass32 View Post
    I just read the latest rumor has ESPN and FOX splitting the new deal, with ESPN's portion being shown on their new streaming service ESPN+
    I'm thinking this is all just the UFC trying to push up the offer from Fox.......streaming all on ESPN would be a disaster.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BluenoseGreig View Post
    I'm thinking this is all just the UFC trying to push up the offer from Fox.......streaming all on ESPN would be a disaster.
    I don't even know what the answer is....Ideally, at least for me, the UFC starts their own UFC network and puts 100% content on there....but that isn't going to happen. FP seems to have been a colossal failure. Fox ratings are horrible and I don't see them getting any better on another network with huge improvements in the card quality
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    Blue I see by your tweet yesterday BTsports is considering pay TV for UFC content?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kickass32 View Post
    I don't even know what the answer is....Ideally, at least for me, the UFC starts their own UFC network and puts 100% content on there....but that isn't going to happen. FP seems to have been a colossal failure. Fox ratings are horrible and I don't see them getting any better on another network with huge improvements in the card quality
    I mean, all of this won't affect me at all......or likely you, so it's hard to care too much about it, other than it could be the future for how we view it. Going all in on streaming seems very short sighted though, they should be looking to have a presence on both options, TV and stream, not just choose one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BluenoseGreig View Post
    I mean, all of this won't affect me at all......or likely you, so it's hard to care too much about it, other than it could be the future for how we view it. Going all in on streaming seems very short sighted though, they should be looking to have a presence on both options, TV and stream, not just choose one.
    Agreed.....however I can't help but feel when the dust has settled I will either be paying a hell of a lot more for UFC content or I won't be able to get said content
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