In this episode of The Fight Business Podcast, host Patrick Auger discusses the recent Canelo Alvarez vs. DAZN controversy, how Dustin Poirier vs. Tony Ferguson fell apart, and also the latest moves by Bellator and PFL.
Auger first discusses how Canelo Alvarez is suing DAZN for breach of contract and carefully explains the important information regarding this case. Auger also explains why this could be the beginning of a death spiral for DAZN.
Unfortunately for MMA fans, we recently learned that Ferguson vs. Poirier isn’t happening at UFC 254. Poirier is demanding improved pay and Auger discusses how this may end up with Poirier sitting on the sidelines for the foreseeable future.
Auger predicts what Bellator’s “big” news could be tomorrow before also touching on the details of the recently announced Bellator and PFL distribution deals. If you enjoyed listening to this episode of The Fight Business Podcast, make sure to hit the like and subscribe buttons.
Patrick is a consultant turned journalist who loves the fight game and everything to do with it. Focusing on the politics, business, and general state of MMA are his mainstays, though he'll dabble in analysis and best bets when he can. He also enjoys football, basketball, baseball, and great jokes in general so feel free to reach out and berate him on social media whenever you disagree with him.