The Consequences of War: the UFC Money Drain Will Soon Make Strikeforce its Primary Target

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emfleek
8/4/09 8:26:58AM
Strikeforce made a big play today by signing Fedor. But what did they get, and at what long term cost? Fedor Emelianenko is a superstar among MMA fans, but the costs of using him have also sunk numerous promotions he's worked with since Pride collapsed. His PPV record is mediocre at best; his best sales performance against Andrei Arlovski would be a complete and utter disaster for even the worst UFC show.

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prozacnation1978
8/4/09 9:30:39AM
i don't see how strikeforce can pay him, but strikeforce is far from being elite xc
they will succeed on prime time tv, won't be ufc ever but i doubt they will fold soon
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