Originally Posted by scurlaruntings
PRIDE used to average around 8 fights a year. Almost every card was stacked. Most featured a least one championship bouts or a tournament style GP with multiple action packed fights. The anticipation for each card was a major key to its success.
So yes I completely agree with you. What you're suggesting isn't that dissimilar to PRIDE bar the free TV fights.
The reason for the free tv weekly card is to keep casual fans interest and build the sport, also with the new weight classes it opens up alot of potential fights.