Frank Warren = only putting on shows in Telford and London

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  1. MantraNo10

    MantraNo10 New Member banned Full Member

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    Notice how its only these two locations these days. He's not spreading shows around the UK like he used to. Why is that?

    Of his last 21 shows , 15 were in London, 5 in Telford. (1 Manchester). With the last 10 in a row strictly London and Telford.

    Telford International Centre - the new home of British boxing. Who'd have thought it:lol:
     
  2. @Maley

    @Maley Active Member Full Member

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    All down to his ticket sellers. Telford he has heaney from Stoke and Davies who both sell well.
     
  3. Trafford

    Trafford Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Also the hire cost is next to nothing. Frank or more importantly George decided to spend all the BT budget on 3/4 shows a year and then essentially run prospects shows the remainder. Outside of Ppv you will get 1 big card like Yarde vs Beterbiev or Joyce vs Zhang a quarter and the rest will be filler content
     
  4. Sonny1

    Sonny1 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Quite a good idea for what they need.
     
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  5. bladesman

    bladesman Active Member Full Member

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    Brentwood is booked out what exactly do you want?!
     
  6. smoking mirrors

    smoking mirrors Active Member Full Member

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    because the boomers love York ‘All

    also Nathan Heaney somehow hasn’t got knocked out yet
     
  7. mithffg

    mithffg Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Nick ball and andrew cain in decent fights with a reasonable undercard would do respectable numbers in the echo i reckon.

    not saying it’d sell out but 4/5k as long as the opponents were decent.
     
  8. DramaShow

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    Would be surprised but happy if McCann fights Baluta at York Hall on a Friday night.
     
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  9. Dragon Punch

    Dragon Punch Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Baluta is the fight. Slightly surprised it’s not a chief support on a bigger card, but maybe they want to push McCann as a headliner.

    It also helps to push the Friday night/small hall shows as a brand going forward as it’s clearly a long term strategy.
     
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  10. Beale

    Beale Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Very good strategy as we all enjoyed the small hall Friday Shows on Sky which produced some classic fights gaining many new boxing fans.
     
  11. ALN93

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    Nothing wrong with small hall shows. Too many focus on the big stadiums, fancy ring walks etc from a few years ago but at the end of the day we just wanna see a good scrap.
     
  12. Dragon Punch

    Dragon Punch Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Yeah, good points from you & Beale. I don’t know if Sauerland would be up for doing business, but Warren should put an offer in for Henry Turner v Harlem Eubank. That would a cracking main event on one of these cards.
     
  13. DoubleG95Fanatic

    DoubleG95Fanatic Well-Known Member Full Member

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    It’s because he’s a shithouse, Eddie’s little pet dog. His last event at a big arena (in London) did around 5000 tickets max, that’s why he sticks to small hall shows.
     
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  14. Brixton Bomber

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    Here here! People rant about Frank, but he can't sell Jack. Without Tyson doing big gates, Frank has been left in the dust.
     
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  15. DramaShow

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    True. Remember when people here were saying Queensberry were number 1 in the UK. Now they have backtracked quickly.