230519 Bullies, 3796 online  
  • Register
Our Sponsors:

Results 41 to 48 of 48
Page 5 of 5 FirstFirst 12345
  1. battlefields is offline
    battlefields's Avatar

    Moderator

    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Australia, Land of Oz
    Posts
    5,230

    Posted On:
    8/08/2011 7:16pm

    forum leader
     Style: BJJ/ MMA/ MT

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    There was a reason I used "racket" and included "pun intended" in parentheses, dude. I was mixing metaphors intentionally. You know, referring to Fedor's camp as a "racket" in the criminal sense. I'm hilarious.
    GET A RED BELT OR DIE TRYIN'.
  2. TaeBo_Master is offline
    TaeBo_Master's Avatar

    Certified Fitness Trainer

    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    San Antonio, TX
    Posts
    4,002

    Posted On:
    8/08/2011 9:39pm

    supporting memberforum leader
     Style: Judo, Jujitsu

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Aussie humor fail. Cleverer next time.
    Click To Get My Free Training Newsletter... Do It NOW!


    "You all just got fucking owned.";
    "TaeBo_Master and GajusCaesar just scored 10,000,000 points on all you pawns."

    - The Wastrel
  3. battlefields is offline
    battlefields's Avatar

    Moderator

    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Australia, Land of Oz
    Posts
    5,230

    Posted On:
    8/08/2011 10:25pm

    forum leader
     Style: BJJ/ MMA/ MT

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Cleverer Aussie humour? Oxymoron.
    GET A RED BELT OR DIE TRYIN'.
  4. TaeBo_Master is offline
    TaeBo_Master's Avatar

    Certified Fitness Trainer

    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    San Antonio, TX
    Posts
    4,002

    Posted On:
    8/09/2011 1:06am

    supporting memberforum leader
     Style: Judo, Jujitsu

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Granted.
    Click To Get My Free Training Newsletter... Do It NOW!


    "You all just got fucking owned.";
    "TaeBo_Master and GajusCaesar just scored 10,000,000 points on all you pawns."

    - The Wastrel
  5. bobyclumsyninja is offline
    bobyclumsyninja's Avatar

    :)

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Bahstun
    Posts
    7,061

    Posted On:
    8/09/2011 1:13am

    supporting member
     Style: Ex-Tiger KF, ex-SanDa

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by battlefields View Post
    I'm with Alex on this. It's a fucking business. You go in with your racket (pun intended) and play hardball, best back it the **** up. If you don't, expect that fucking hardball coming back at you with speed and top spin.
    It's also a sport. Yes promoting it is a business, as with any sport. Still, I don't think that requires ball-busting backstabbery at all times.

    Should the situation change, and Zuffa find it's fortunes change, they will have NO goodwill to draw from, in partnering with other entities. They are unlikely to build a sport-wide dynamic of growth and cooperation by shitting on, and bullying fighters, promoters, clothing lines, sponsors, or anyone else.

    Look at the Japanese events, and the temperament of the crowd. Is it any wonder the UFC can't seem to readily take hold there? They must seem like deranged children as a business.

    Though not speaking out (for obvious reasons), their fighters are well aware they're being lowballed. If/When the dynamic changes, and the fighters are unionized, we'll likely get to hear what they actually think of DW. I can't wait.

    They'll also, as a company, eventually need to have a president/spokesman who isn't a vulgarian. The sooner Fester retires to the mansion to grow his fingernails a foot long, pee into cups, and hoard athletic protectors in his dotage....the better.

    MMA is intensely exciting. It was pre-zuffa, and will be, should they shrink or even vanish. http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/mma.cfm?go=events.home

    ^^^ There's a lot of fighting going on. Beyond Zuffa's empire. As time goes on, and they wantonly cut more explosive talent, in order to make space for their idea of who will receive the hype/ratings/buys, there will be even more promotions to step up, with big names, to grow the sport, and give us good shows.
  6. TaeBo_Master is offline
    TaeBo_Master's Avatar

    Certified Fitness Trainer

    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    San Antonio, TX
    Posts
    4,002

    Posted On:
    8/09/2011 1:22am

    supporting memberforum leader
     Style: Judo, Jujitsu

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by Bullshido automated messaging thingy
    You must have a crush on Bobyclumsyninja don't you? Go do some pushups or something
    How long am I going to do have a crush on you dammit?? Boby has t3h c0rr3ct3st c0rr3ct that has ever been c0rr3ct.
    Click To Get My Free Training Newsletter... Do It NOW!


    "You all just got fucking owned.";
    "TaeBo_Master and GajusCaesar just scored 10,000,000 points on all you pawns."

    - The Wastrel
  7. battlefields is offline
    battlefields's Avatar

    Moderator

    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Australia, Land of Oz
    Posts
    5,230

    Posted On:
    8/09/2011 6:10pm

    forum leader
     Style: BJJ/ MMA/ MT

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I never said I agreed with the strategy (business), just that it is a strategy.
    GET A RED BELT OR DIE TRYIN'.
  8. bobyclumsyninja is offline
    bobyclumsyninja's Avatar

    :)

    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Bahstun
    Posts
    7,061

    Posted On:
    8/09/2011 6:17pm

    supporting member
     Style: Ex-Tiger KF, ex-SanDa

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by battlefields View Post
    I never said I agreed with the strategy (business), just that it is a strategy.
    I understand, and it is.

    I think it's a short-sighted one, though.

    This looks interesting.
    http://www.mmamania.com/2011/8/8/235...s-and-showtime
Page 5 of 5 FirstFirst 12345

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Powered by vBulletin™© contact@vbulletin.com vBulletin Solutions, Inc. 2011 All rights reserved.