View Full Version : Did you guys read the Forbes article about the UFC?
10-30-2002, 08:12 PM
ABuot the Fortitta brothers and their attempts to legitimize the UFC to the mainstream public.
10-30-2002, 10:52 PM
what steps and angles are they working to get it to that piont?
10-30-2002, 11:06 PM
Read a bit of it, sounded great on paper. Am I right in thinking it said they want 155000 buyers for each PPV and at moment are getting about 55000?
10-31-2002, 09:41 AM
[quote:1eae18a75f="seldomTap"]Read a bit of it, sounded great on paper. Am I right in thinking it said they want 155000 buyers for each PPV and at moment are getting about 55000?[/quote:1eae18a75f]
Close, they have 50,000 now and want 150,000
And Dogg, their plan is to try and make the fighters more well known through TV with a weekly show and to win over more state commissions.
11-01-2002, 06:29 AM
what about the deal that was with fox????
11-01-2002, 09:35 AM
[quote:03db86b2e1="remco pardoel"]what about the deal that was with fox????[/quote:03db86b2e1]
"In August it ran two hour long shows on Fox, which says the heavily promoted fights got a spike in viewership from the boxing show that normally ran in tht slot. The brothers are looking for a cable network to air a weekly show, the major broadcasters are a poor bet, thanks to an already fulll schedule of programming and NBC's calamitous adventure with the XFL."
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