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  1. snakerattle79 is offline

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    7/18/2008 12:08pm


     

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    Affliction To Use “Biggest Ring Ever”

    http://www.mmafrenzy.com/2008/07/16/affliction-to-use-biggest-ring-ever/

    In a recent Sherdog.com interview Mark Hominick, who will be competing on Affliction’s undercard this Saturday against Savant Young, mentioned yet another feature to be included in the clothing company’s inaugural MMA showcase:

    “You know, it’s gonna be the biggest heavyweight card of all time, especially on North American soil. And, you know, they’re bringing in the biggest ring ever in the States, so it’s gonna be huge, you know, room to play. So I’m gonna be excited to be in there… I’m a kickboxer. I trade, and I love the ring. I’ve talked to Savant, he likes the ring too.”

    It’s difficult to report this and not make mention of the IFL’s once proposed fancy gimmick ring “The Hex” which was a failed idea before it ever got off the ground. I give Affliction credit for breaking the bank to obtain over-sized rings and metal bands and all that fun stuff, but I do hope they remember that some people are actually supposed to fight that night as well.
  2. GrapeS is offline

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    Posted On:
    7/18/2008 1:10pm

    Bullshido Newbie
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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I have a big concern with how they plan on getting aleks into the states for this card as well.
  3. Holy Moment is online now
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    Posted On:
    7/18/2008 1:57pm

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    Wouldn't a smaller ring be better? There would be less room to run and the action could increase.
  4. MrBadGuy is offline
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    Posted On:
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    Countdown to running out of money....3....2....1...
  5. Judo Mofo is offline

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    Posted On:
    7/18/2008 3:12pm

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    Way to not learn from history.*








    *The author fully realizes that the downfall of Pride was based on more factors than simply overspending and rejects any smart ass comments to that affect.
  6. elipson is offline
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    Ad Hominem rocks.

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    Posted On:
    7/18/2008 9:34pm

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    Oh come on now guys. Surely the owner of a clothing company knows SOMETHING about how to budget a big time MMA event?

    Right?
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    Right?
  7. bob is offline
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    Posted On:
    7/18/2008 9:45pm


     Style: MMA

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    What are they spending? 6 million or so? Even if it's a total loss that's not a huge amount - it's just their marketing budget. Nike spends over a billion a year on marketing.
  8. Domite is offline
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    Posted On:
    7/18/2008 10:38pm


     Style: San Shou

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    True, even if this is a huge failure, it's a great ad for affliction.
  9. 3moose1 is offline
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    Posted On:
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    What are the dimensions of the ring?

    PROOF that I'm not a completely useless poster:
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cy Q. Faunce
    3moose1 is correct. Sig THAT, you fucker.

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    I went out with a delightful young woman who was on a regimen of pills that made her taste of burned onions.
    That is not conducive to passionate cunnilingus, my friend, let me assure you.
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    I agree with moosey
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    Posted On:
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    Quote Originally Posted by elipson
    Oh come on now guys. Surely the owner of a clothing company knows SOMETHING about how to budget a big time MMA event?

    Right?
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    Right?
    My man, you are forgetting that Affliction has The Donald as a major financial backer.
    Oh, and YOUR FIRED.










    *I couldn't help myself.
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