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The End of Wednesday Night Fights on ESPN?

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has been advised by multiple sources that Disney, the parent company of ESPN, has made the order to drop the Wednesday Night Fights series, and to focus everything on the Friday Night Fights series in 2009.

The only positive that I'm hearing is the possibility of the network using some of the saved funds from WNF to upgrade some of the Friday night cards.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by DWiens421 on 10-09-2008

Molitor would actually be the perfect candidate to make a US name through ESPN. They have shows in Canada all the time. It's just really irritating that at some point, the good fighters decided to say **** ESPN, causing more…

Comment by Steak on 10-09-2008

whats almost depressing is that if a fight is being featured on FNFs, no one will care about it, and automatically will write it off even if it involves really good fighters. like Sakio Bika vs. Lucian Bute. people would…

Comment by DWiens421 on 10-09-2008

Someone like Cory Spinks should have done the ESPN thing instead of an internet stream that did not work very well. A lot of these Euro champs who want to make a name for themselves could benefit by kicking some…

Comment by Steak on 10-09-2008

no one ever fights for a title on ESPN nowadays. its a real shame. I remember when Juan Diaz was defending his title on FNFs...now those were the days. but instead, fighters are dumb and choose to have their fights…

Comment by DWiens421 on 10-09-2008

[QUOTE=¬°VIVA MEXICO!;4160811]nobody was watching the bums on wnf anyway. they need to have big fights like margarito-lujan back on fnf. i hope this gives espn more money to bring some stars onto there shows.[/QUOTE] That was one of the best…

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