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Show Money 38: UFC Antitrust Update, ONE Championship & Bellator/Showtime

The Show Money crew is back to spew their sometimes educated, sometimes random theories on the only show exclusively dedicated to the business of MMA.

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The Show Money crew is Paul the economist, Jason the lawyer, and John Nash, Bloody Elbow’s Financials Columnist, who also happens to be the man who knows everyone and everything in MMA. They bring you the business side of MMA, in depth, in a way you won’t find anywhere else!

In our latest episode, the crew discusses:

  • 0:30 - We complaining about how long it’s taking Judge Boulware to issue his class certification order and Jason explains what might be happening.
  • 16:17 - We analyze ONE Championship’s massive losses. How did they get so much money from investors and how can they best compete in the MMA market going forward?
  • 39:45 - The Bellator/DAZN deal is done and a new deal with Showtime was announced. What does this mean for MMA and OTT streaming platforms and what does this mean for Bellator’s events and their ability to acquire talent?

Be sure and follow Paul at @MMAanalytics, John at @heynottheface, and Jason at @dilletaunt for all of their twitter musings.


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