3 PPVs in a month

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by Double J, Feb 10, 2020.


  1. Aydamn

    Aydamn Dillian Whyte #CLEARED like I said he would be Full Member

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    I spend £20 a day on lunch, I feel really guilty now seeing as we have a thread filled with concern over spending 20,40,60 a month

    My heart is sinking
     
  2. LoadedGlove

    LoadedGlove Active Member Full Member

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    I would think so Holler yeah. Both lads will want a big pay cheque and I don't see Sky stumping up £3M or more to put it on a standard Saturday night show.
    In all honesty I think it will be a good fight if it comes off and as stated, don't mind coughing £20.00 especially if the undercard is decent.
     
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  3. Jurgen

    Jurgen Boxing Addict Full Member

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    If you get served shyte in a pie for your £20 lunch mate, you would not be happy although you do like your pudding.
     
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  4. Holler

    Holler Doesn't appear to be a paid matchroom PR shill Full Member

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    It's the principle really rather than the money. There just seems to be a creep towards making PPV matches from fights that don't warrant it, at least by the criteria I always use (competitive fight, world class talent, something at stake)...

    You're probably right. It could be a good scrap. I think Kell may have been hoping for a bigger name though, can't see this fight being a huge draw beyond the hardcore fans. Don't think Beefy has a massive following. As you say, would need some good undercard matchups.
     
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  5. Aydamn

    Aydamn Dillian Whyte #CLEARED like I said he would be Full Member

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    But I wont know its shyte till ive tried mate, we've had you and others slag off PPV's that turned out to be the most exciting ever. Never know whats gon happen
     
  6. I Shot JR

    I Shot JR Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    It’s worth noting the current Saturday Fight Night rights fee is around £200k to Matchroom.

    That said, why you couldn’t put two of the heavyweight fights together on one PPV card is beyond me bar Sky/Matchroom greed. It’s getting silly with the amount of PPVs especially from Sky.
     
  7. EJC83

    EJC83 Active Member Full Member

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    £20 a day on lunch is insane, I batch cook my pack ups, just saying.
     
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  8. Aydamn

    Aydamn Dillian Whyte #CLEARED like I said he would be Full Member

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    It's ridiculous, I've tried the batch cook - just not for me.

    3 pound meal deal at tesco not for me either.

    I'll start cutting down.
     
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  9. EJC83

    EJC83 Active Member Full Member

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    It's time consuming but get the radio on and make 15 tubs to freeze, it's how the rich get rich..........and the bored get bored!
     
  10. carlingeight

    carlingeight Active Member Full Member

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    £31 a month mate. Still too much. It's the fact they make you pay for the entertainment package that does it. I don't want 100s of crappy channels with repeats of Love Island and stuff. I just want to watch boxing, football and F1. The sooner the TV 'package' is history the better.
     
  11. carlingeight

    carlingeight Active Member Full Member

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    Does it need comparing to anything? If your argument for unscrupulous PPVs is that they used to be terrible a decade ago as well, then it's not really much of an argument.

    I'd argue a decade ago was a bit more about the boxing at least. I'm not naive and I know they were all just trying to make a buck same as now. But AJ vs Ruiz was a nonsensical fight to make, and then having the rematch in Saudi Arabia for £25 was a clear step in the wrong direction, just how much money do AJ and Hearn need? At least Haye was fighting in the UK.
     
  12. TonyHayers

    TonyHayers Well-Known Member Full Member

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    If AJ Ruiz was nonsensical (and it was originally a late replacement of course) what were Haye Audley and Khan Prescott?
     
  13. Gatekeeper

    Gatekeeper Active Member Full Member

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    £8 a week for all that ?? Some people are never happy. You seem like the sort who if Sky gave you that lot for free you'd complain about there being advertisements during programming.
     
  14. carlingeight

    carlingeight Active Member Full Member

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    Er, nonsensical as well? Haye vs Audley was at least. Khan vs Prescott seemed to be a reasonable fight. I don't really get the point you are trying to make with these comparisons though..
     
  15. T_S_A_R

    T_S_A_R Member Full Member

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    We need to know what Adyamn has for his 20 quid lunch!

    As for the fights it can't be a shock that Matchroom, Sky and the fighters all want to maximise earnings. At the end of the day they are worth exactly what they pull in. No one is forced to pay.
     


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