Eddie Hearns says no one in the UK will watch the Wilder Fury 2 live...

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  1. NasalSpray

    NasalSpray Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Heard a report that a father had spent his kids college trust fund all on PPVs, kid now has to work in Asda as he has no qualifications. Very sad times.
     
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  2. jimmyonebomb

    jimmyonebomb Member Full Member

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    Just gonna set an alarm for 4am make a coffee and watch from there. Im usually up abar 5:30/6 with kids anyway. Would rather watch it then if i try to watch at a normal time in the morning head will just be pecked by the missus and kids etc!!
     
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  3. Gatekeeper

    Gatekeeper Active Member Full Member

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    Dunno how it's going to do in terms of numbers but it's not going to be an entertaining fight. Either Fury feints, moves and arm punches for 12 rounds and gets a boring but conclusive decision or he again outboxes Wilder before getting clipped on the chin earlier than the 12th and gets stopped.
    Staying up till 6am and paying £25 for that ?? Nah, just a little patience and prior research and you could have an HD download waiting for you in the late morning spoiler free.
     
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  4. ButeTheBeast

    ButeTheBeast Well-Known Member Full Member

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    What nonsense.

    People will stay up for the big fights.

    Pacquiao-Mayweather, McGregor-Mayweather, Hatton-Mayweather and Hatton-Pacquiao all did over £1 million. Joshua-Ruiz 1 must have done decent numbers too.

    You can't call yourself a boxing fan if you don't stay up for this.
     
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  5. destruction

    destruction Boxing Junkie Full Member

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    If there is a big US card or big US PPV. I set my alarm for 4am and watch it.

    You dont need to stay up all night. Hearn hasnt thought this one through.

    His last youtube fight was embarrassing beyond belief. He needs to make sure the youtuber can actually fight a bit before allowing it
     
  6. Crixus139

    Crixus139 Member Full Member

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    No doubt Adam disagrees with Eddie quite often on many things.

    I suspect if SKY had this PPV they would do quite a lot more numbers.
     
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  7. Crixus139

    Crixus139 Member Full Member

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    For me its worse than just staying up till 6am. Fights of this magnitude i'm completely wired with adrenaline and can't sleep for hours after. For their 1st fight it took me a week to recover. Same with the Canelo GGG too lol.
     
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  8. Hattonmad

    Hattonmad Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Eddie would be telling us all to stay up and watch it. "You'd be mad not to set the alarm for this one. Whoever wins here will challenge Anthony Joshua for the undisputed....."
     
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    Crixus139 Member Full Member

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    SKY also do a better promotional job. I acknowledge BT are getting better.
     
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    Hattonmad Boxing Addict Full Member

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    BT do great stuff but there's no substitute for a 24/7 news channel that millions tune into everyday.
     
  11. Citizen Smith

    Citizen Smith Active Member Full Member

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    For the nine to fivers it wipes out the weekend as you are a bag of the proverbial from Saturday through Sunday, whether you stay up all hours, or set your alarm and kill the best part of your slumber.

    I hope the lads travelling or paying the ppv are rewarded, but after the Ruiz fiasco I am on boycott and will not be paying. I'll check the result when I wake up.
     
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  12. ryanm8655

    ryanm8655 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    If I couldn’t access it for free I’d buy it...but I may well wait until the morning to watch via those means, just because I have a mates birthday and we’re day drinking, so it’s going to be tough to stay up until that time.
     
  13. Puroresu_Fan

    Puroresu_Fan Boxing Addict Full Member

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    What he said about the price was interesting in relation to BT having to maximise as much revenue as possible due to how much they had to pay for the fight due to Sky's bid.

    That does make sense.
     
  14. Jurgen

    Jurgen Boxing Addict Full Member

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    To be fair it meets my criteria for a PPV fight only for NON BT Sports Subscribers.
     
  15. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg Active Member Full Member

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    100% this. I enjoy BT’s productions but still too many people are oblivious to this fight is even happening. SKY would of promoted the **** out of this fight.
     
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