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Old 07-12-2007, 06:25 PM   #11
achillesthegreat
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Default Re: New deal for ITV too (over the next 12 months) !!

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Originally Posted by BigEars
Actually it's take a leaf out of Showtime and SKY Sports(now-post ******) book . Neither sign deals other than for single cards and because of that the quality of the boxing is top notch .

HBO signing deals with fighters is a way of guaranteeing the big fights as Showtime can't buy that big fight if the fighters are contracted to HBO . But because of that HBO do have to put on their fair share of crap when they can't match a fighter into a good fight .
Sky are doing good now. Showtime lose out on loads of fights because they have no contract. HBO can veto shit fights. You need a mixture. Competition across the board with the channels only airing good shit is what is needed.

Setanta best not let ****** show any WBU SHIT!
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