Fight Business Podcast | Francis Ngannou Contract, Paul vs. Woodley 2 PPV Buys
Welcome back to the Fight Business Podcast, Patrick Auger's weekly show dedicated to the business side of mixed martial arts. This week Patrick talks about why the UFC wants to and is bringing back touring events, compared to hosting events at the Apex. Patrick also discusses who gained the most ground as the No. 2 MMA Promotion. Plus a look into Paul vs. Woodley 2 PPV buys, and what might be next in store for MMA as an industry.
(00:00) Episode Overview
(01:13) Fan Question: Touring UFC events vs. using the Apex.
(26:34) Fan Question: Who gained the most ground as No. 2 MMA promotion? (Bellator, PFL, One)
(37:08) Paul vs. Woodley 2 allegedly sold 65k PPVs
(42:28) Francis Ngannou's UFC contract and negotiations with the UFC
(54:56) What does 2022 look like for the UFC & different MMA promotions?