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Old 10-09-2011, 12:44 PM   #1
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Last night's show was utter garbage. And now we learn Pac-Marquez is not on the channel. For a sport's network this is embarrassing. BoxNation looks like the answer. A year from now, when Prime has disappeared and Sky's new love affair with F1 is in full swing, they look likely to be the best show in town. Rosenthal, Keys, Rawling, Woodhall, Bunce .... compare with DaveDarts, Newbon, Smith, Halling, Nelson ... Jesus. And they say they take sport seriously.
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Old 10-09-2011, 12:49 PM   #2
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It looks like they are scaling down their boxing coverage
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Old 10-09-2011, 12:50 PM   #3
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They'll of blew a fortune on the F1 next season, so they'll cut the Boxing budget.

Why can't they drop ****ing Cricket instead
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Old 10-09-2011, 12:52 PM   #4
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Id love to see people's reaction if/when sky drop boxing. everyone criticises sky but if it werent for them boxing would be nothing right now
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Old 10-09-2011, 12:53 PM   #5
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I dont mind the team sky have and its good that former fighters get a bit of work on the channel.I do think they could show more fights though and Ive never agreed with ppv on sky.I dont mind paying it to primetime but a channel that already charges a monthly subscription fee should not be allowed to charge again,if they only charged non subscribed viewers that would be fair enough but to charge customers twice is just wrong.
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Old 10-09-2011, 12:56 PM   #6
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Id love to see people's reaction if/when sky drop boxing. everyone criticises sky but if it werent for them boxing would be nothing right now
This is the party line that Sky like to sell. If you believe it, you are a fool.
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Old 10-09-2011, 02:40 PM   #7
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I dont mind the team sky have and its good that former fighters get a bit of work on the channel.I do think they could show more fights though and Ive never agreed with ppv on sky.I dont mind paying it to primetime but a channel that already charges a monthly subscription fee should not be allowed to charge again,if they only charged non subscribed viewers that would be fair enough but to charge customers twice is just wrong.
So HBO and Showtime shouldn't do PPV in the states? Right...that makes sense.
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Old 10-09-2011, 05:35 PM   #8
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Sky have always given there rivals top American cards over the years. Look at Setanta when they were about they picked up a lot of American cards that sky couldnt be bothered to show. Saying that Sky will show some cards from the US with fighters from UK. I expect to see Macklins debut in the US to be shown. We really wont know Skys opinion on boxing until next year. As they must of been told late by VVarren about him moving to Boxnation and they must be looking at there options. It wouldnt shock me if they are talking to Khan about his next fight extra money since VVarren has moved on and that would be a option for them. I think like always they will show the odd card from the US during the year. I would be more worried if they were showing UFC.
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Old 10-09-2011, 05:44 PM   #9
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So who is showing Pac v JMM III?
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Old 10-09-2011, 05:45 PM   #10
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So who is showing Pac v JMM III?
Crimetime.
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Old 10-09-2011, 05:54 PM   #11
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That`s a shame as I thought Sky and Top Rank had a good relationship.

I dont mind paying Primetime but it pisses me off bigtime that they cannot broadcast in HD.
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Old 10-09-2011, 05:59 PM   #12
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No pac vs marquez eh??

With the annoucement of John Murray vs Brandon Rios on the undercard in Madison Square i guess that means we wont be getting Cotto vs Margarito either

Sky have fallen from grace. Their boxing team are a laughing stock and their coverage is evaporating.

They are a ****ing disgrace. Im going to end up ****ing them off
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Old 10-09-2011, 06:16 PM   #13
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They don't need a team. Just show us the fights!
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Old 10-09-2011, 06:19 PM   #14
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No pac vs marquez eh??

With the annoucement of John Murray vs Brandon Rios on the undercard in Madison Square i guess that means we wont be getting Cotto vs Margarito either

Sky have fallen from grace. Their boxing team are a laughing stock and their coverage is evaporating.

They are a ****ing disgrace. Im going to end up ****ing them off
Cotto-Marg is on BoxNation I think.
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Old 10-10-2011, 05:33 PM   #15
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Cotto-Marg is on BoxNation I think.
Will it still be free by then?
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