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(Terez Owens is a great site for TV news)

http://terezowens.com/breaking-espn-and-nbc-to-split-expanded-ufc-tv-package/

Per our great source: This deal is worth a total of 320m/yr (160m/yr each). ESPN and NBC to pay for production (current deal UFC pays for production). ESPN and NBC will also have streaming rights and the fightpass prelims moving to their streaming platforms. Contender series to replace tuf (each network gets one season each per year). PPV’s reduced to 6 a year. New weight classes to be added to help fill the increased fight nights (men 165, female 105, etc). Each network will have exclusive rights to certain fighters (similar to how HBO and Showtime have their own boxers which they develop and build) outside of PPV. Remember you heard it here first!
 
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splitting the ufc roster sounds terrible.

Anyhow this is all just a rumor for now - it is NOT confirmed by any legitimate news site yet.
 

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splitting the ufc roster sounds terrible.

Anyhow this is all just a rumor for now - it is NOT confirmed by any legitimate news site yet.
doesn't say anything about splitting the rosters. Each network would get like two divisions (unimportant ones like the lighter weight ones and the women's ones) that are exclusive to them, then the other 10 divisions would be split.
 

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wwe to fox is hopefully the spark they need to really get back to at least half of what they once were. I don't know if fox is going to put up with the lazy booking like usa does especially with SD most likely going to FS1 which has a high sports male demographic that might not put up with that. However it will be a great move for wwe to get raw on fox. ive seen alot of talk that they won't be pg on fox anymore but i dont care if there pg or not we just need good storytelling and booking it is possible on a pg show they just need to take this seriously which it seems like they don't most of the time but ill take tv-14 too lol
 

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doesn't say anything about splitting the rosters. Each network would get like two divisions (unimportant ones like the lighter weight ones and the women's ones) that are exclusive to them, then the other 10 divisions would be split.
Sounds like someone been watching WWE brand split over the years. Vince's impact on sports sometimes gets overlooked.
 
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