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Old 06-24-2010, 03:03 PM   #20
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Default Re: Whats wrong with boxing? PPV for Tua v Barrett is #1

Originally Posted by DavidPayne View Post
Always liked David Tua and he provided some fun and vigour to the 1990's. But how can his fight with gatekeeper Monte Barrett be PPV, how is this justified.

I thought PPV was a symbol of signficance not mediocrity. Is this the only way to finance fights these days?

Whats wrong with boxing?

It has all to do with a business model. Since this fight is weak as you say, HBO and Sho will not pick it up. Thefefore, why not put together a cheapo production and charge some money. I think promotors figure that this route is more profitable than trying to put it on FNF etc.
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