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Show Money 50: MMA Business in 2023, The Big Four, Paul and PFL, THE SLAP, & more!

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 Gift, “the economist”, Jason Cruz, “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!

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Your Show Money Crew: Jason Cruz “The Lawyer”, John S. Nash “The BE Financial Analyst”, Dr. Paul Gift “The Economist”
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In this episode the issues discussed include:

  • Discussion on the Four Big MMA Promotions: UFC, Bellator MMA, PFL (Professional Fighter’s League), ONE Championship
  • The Show Money Crew offers their predictions and outlook on MMA in 2023 from a business perspective
  • Discussion on the Jake Paul deal made with PFL
  • The Crew gives their take on the Slap Heard Around the World, aka: The Dana White slaps his wife incident

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


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