Do not buy the Whyte fight.

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  1. kevin-novice

    kevin-novice Member Full Member

    Mar 19, 2016
  2. mark ant

    mark ant Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    May 4, 2017
  3. Journey Man

    Journey Man Journeyman always. Full Member

    Aug 22, 2009
    I’m kind of split on the whole PPV argument.

    No this fight, and Chisora vs Parker aren’t really pay per view fights. However they are likely to be good fights, and certainly the card on Saturday is one of the stronger cards in recent times.

    In the current climate, I have no issue paying for it. There’s nothing else I can do on Saturday. Can’t go to the pub or out so I will pay for it - what else am I spending that £20 on?

    In other times, whilst I’ll grumble, I normally pay it. It’s the cost of 4/5 pints and if I stay at home I’m not paying that so I save money by not going out and just staying in. At the end of the day it’s not like the states where they pay between $50-$100 for a PPV, we’re not that unlucky.
  4. BXNG101

    BXNG101 Member Full Member

    Jun 9, 2018
    Mate it's not £20 anymore. It'll be close to £35 for AJ v Fury which is nearly 50 dollars.
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  5. Noel857

    Noel857 I Am Duran Full Member

    Mar 24, 2019
    I was considering buying it until i saw the undercard.Pretty poor really and does not grab my interest.So think i will give it a miss
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  6. destruction

    destruction Boxing Junkie Full Member

    Mar 26, 2009
    I dont see how this fight is any worse than many of the other recent PPVs

    You could even argue that as a rematch,this represents some value from the perspective that the first fight was a shock and that this is revenge or repeat.

    Everyone saw that vicious KO and has their views on whether it will be repeated.
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  7. Fibbo

    Fibbo Member Full Member

    Mar 18, 2021
    No world title fight, no elite fighters so I am not watching either.

    I will watch the cards on BT Sport both Friday and Saturday evening.
  8. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 The Original 101.3 Full Member

    Mar 17, 2018
    All Whyte undercards are trash

    But saying that, its up to the individual of they wanna fork out for it

    Im not gonna preach
  9. kevin-novice

    kevin-novice Member Full Member

    Mar 19, 2016
  10. DramaShow

    DramaShow Member Full Member

    Dec 22, 2020
    To be honest, this is a very strong card. I wouldn't mind paying for it, but I'm 17 so have never paid for a PPV before :D
  11. N17

    N17 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Feb 16, 2013

    You tell them my brother.

    I'm with you 100%, I will row, row, row by boat gently down the..
  12. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg @excelsioroptimum Full Member

    Apr 30, 2017
    Actually looking forward to this card. Friends with Fabio, so very interested in seeing him take another step up, all be it against a very faded Molina. That said, no intention of paying for it.
  13. Fhaggis

    Fhaggis Active Member Full Member

    Oct 12, 2016
    You are literally the problem and the reason why these ****e PPV cards are made
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  14. Gatekeeper

    Gatekeeper Well-Known Member Full Member

    Oct 18, 2009
    For me it's not about money it's about principle. I'm not paying £20 to watch a 41 year old has been that got iced by AJ fight a domestic level British HW who has become consumed with greed and refuses to fight unless he's the main event of a PPV in fact Whyte is arguably not even domestic level anymore, the British champ is Joe Joyce and I think most would put their money on Joe if he were to fight the Deluxe Pudding.
    But if you have the money and have no issue with supporting this greed fueled insanity then go for it, it's all about personal choice.
  15. Trafford

    Trafford Active Member Full Member

    Sep 29, 2018
    In fairness to see that fight I’d happily pay it.
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