MMA Does anybody else think FSN is bad for the sport?

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  1. RMarks

    RMarks New Member

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    The way they edited the Pride fights they showed, the way they're showing the IFL fights skipping 2 full rounds to show the last 4 minutes of a fight. Not showing the Pulver fight from the first season or the Horn/Lindland fight from a few weeks back.
     
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    To avid fans it seems like they butcher the fights. To the average guy that comes across it as he flips through channels they cut out all the "boring stuff". It helps the sport in getting more coverage and drawing in more/new fans.
     
  3. Maestro Nobones

    Maestro Nobones Great Job! - GLAD DADS CREW

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    no I agree, it's fucking gay and i refuse to watch it
     
  4. xinster

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    What would they do to Saku v Royce?
     
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    I get that it's good coverage for the sport, but the crap is just boring to watch! I watched an IFL on FSN tonight and they were doing commentary and interviews with the guys wives/girlfriends, what are they trying to do with that, fill time?
     
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    Eh I dont mind, I'd rather be able to watch Pride and IFL on tv than not so I accept the goofy FSN edits each time.
     
  7. jmx2323

    jmx2323 OT Supporter

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    I dont even get FSN, Not an option with my cable company at all.
     
  8. Savage5point0

    Savage5point0 Im an asshole.

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    Draws more public intrest in the sport -> Viewer Base Goes Up -> More money for fighters -> more talent drawn into the sport

    Even if I dont care for the editing, I still think it a good idea.
     
  9. Phill A. Peno

    Phill A. Peno It's Filipino, stupid. OTTC, Cycling Crew, WRX Cr OT Supporter

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    Any MMA I see of FSN I just watch in passing. Kind of like whenever the Simpsons are on, I'll watch. Better than nothing.
     
  10. FloppyCock

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    I'm hoping that they'll eventually get the bigger time slot that they'll need to show all of the fights, and then start showing them live. Without live fights, the IFL will be a joke, I think.
     
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    ifl doesnt do that...we're talkin about pridefc
     
  12. FloppyCock

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    IFL cuts the first two rounds out of many of their fights.
     
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    what the fuck??? i haven't noticed that
     
  14. FloppyCock

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    Yea, it sucks. The edits with Pride are just as bad, but Pride doesn't need help from FSN. IFL does.
     

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