Benn vs Eubank Price

Discussion in 'British Boxing Forum' started by TBC-ASAP, Jul 21, 2022.

  1. rezzer

    rezzer Active Member Full Member

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    I know boxing is a dangerous sport etc but when Fowler can afford to have a Versace pram nicked, granted outside Iceland, it just goes to show how overpaid so many average fighters are these days. Ford fiesta fighters who think they deserve ( and get ) Ferraris is an excellent phrase. That's why so many big fights don't happen. It's not just the promoters. Because of DAZN Sky and Probellum and perhaps Queensbury, there's no hunger particularly if you made a name for yourself in the amateurs. They're a bit hungrier in the States, in Mexico and in the East
     
  2. Puroresu_Fan

    Puroresu_Fan Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Well you could argue that Spotify and others while providing value to the customer it absolutely rips off the content providers.

    Boxings issues are the purses are too high but at the same time I don't begrudge fighters earning as much as they can.

    I think people should ask why is Eubank even taking this fight? This guy has never shown that he actually wants to become a middle or super middleweight champion? He turned down the GGG fight, he wanted to fight Kell Brook and even criticised Brook choosing to retire instead of fighting him.
     
  3. Puroresu_Fan

    Puroresu_Fan Boxing Addict Full Member

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    That's because ufc fans know what they are getting with the ufc. They know they will get a card full of good fights so the main event not being announced doesn't really matter.

    The business models are totally different though. The purse for eubank or Benn will be greater than the total purse paid out by the ufc show by a huge margin.

    For all those who would like to see boxing run like the ufc You could make an argument that UFC has too much of a monopoly on MMA and there is no real competition giving fighters options.
     
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  4. The G-Man

    The G-Man Well-Known Member Full Member

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    That was a few years ago.
    Nowadays it s not thst true,there are several promotions who give out good paydays and offer competition.
    Bellator,PFL,RIZIN,ONE,etc.
    Hell Felice Herrig recently retired after her last loss only to sign with BKFC a few days later.Why?BKFC tripled her UFC contract.
    UFC only pays top dogs,tge rest could make more elsewhere but stay in order to make the top dog list.
     
  5. Scissors

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    I’m told that Conor was/is struggling to make weight at welter so he was having to move up anyway. Not so big a step in weight as it may seem.
     
  6. channy

    channy 4.7.33 banned Full Member

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    Fiestas, Ex BT Austin Metros more like...
     
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  7. I Shot JR

    I Shot JR Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    DAZN seem to have no long term plans at all.
     
  8. james5000

    james5000 2010's poster of the decade Full Member

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    Benn has improved a hell of a lot, seems a lot better in all departments.

    He is still a small 147lber, that has chin issues.
    His power looks very good for the weight, much better than it was as a 20 year old.

    Punching hard at 147 isnt the same as 156

    Jr isnt the biggest puncher @ 160 but has good power and electric hand speed.
    Benn is still way to small to win a range at distance, and will get mauled in close.

    Hope we dont see this one tbh

    Would anyone pick Benn against Williams or even Felix Cash?
     
  9. Puroresu_Fan

    Puroresu_Fan Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Yeah I know other promotions exist but what I mean is they are mainly out of sight.

    When was the last time for example the ufc lost a top star to another promotion?

    Once Pride FC died and the MMA boom in Japan ended UFC the threat to UFC not having the top talent ended.
     
  10. The G-Man

    The G-Man Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Might Mouse to ONE for Askren a few years ago.
    Cyborg if you count her,to Bellator.
    Also not top stars but they certainly have lost useful fighters such as Bader or Corey Johnson etc recently aswell.
    UFC is still number 1 but it s business model is slowly but surely rubbing fighters the wrong way.
     
  11. kobashi

    kobashi Well-Known Member Full Member

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    I think for at least 20 years I have been told MMA will zoom past the popularity of boxing.

    20 years later and I am still waiting to see it.
     
  12. navigator

    navigator "Billy Graham? He's my man." Full Member

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    :lol:
     
  13. aaaaa

    aaaaa Ash Full Member

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    23 days until this PPV event and the undercard has a grand total of zero fights on it.
     
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  14. Gazanta87

    Gazanta87 Member Full Member

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    Felix Cash is on the card. He's been sparring with Benn and sims has confirmed it.
     
  15. littlebrain

    littlebrain New Member Full Member

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    Has a price been set yet?