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Old 09-15-2007, 06:04 PM   #11
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Default Re: Tale of the tape Calzaghe-Kessler

Originally Posted by Blocky
Actually, ticket sales were 30k after 3 hours. They've now sold around the 50k mark and they're still a month and a half away from fight night, without the undercard being named.

Considering most American fights struggle to reach 10k even, they're doing just fine.
Well ****** said in his piece in The Sun today 30,000 have been sold. He may of given away 20,000, but I doubt that... Yet!

It is a lot of money to pay for an unknown, unproven fighter at this level (in Kessler), on like you said a bill that is still to be made.

I think ****** may need to import a couple of big names on the undercard to prop this up or he is going to lose a lot of money, because with Santana he is not going to make a huge amount on pay per view sales either...
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