Thursday, March 19, 2009

Mayweather vs UFC 100

Things are getting interesting. On July 11th, UFC 100 will be live on PPV. The card features two title fights and a slew of other notable match-ups. It should break a million PPV buys without too much trouble. Although things might get a little murky if it has to go head to head with the return of Floyd Mayweather Jr., who ESPN claims could come out of retirement as early as July 11.

At this point it is not known whether Mayweather's return would be on HBO or PPV. I guess it depends on the opponent. It would seem unlikely they could get the winner of Ricky Hatton vs Manny Pacquiao on May 2nd to take a fight with Mayweather two months later. The other name floating around is Shane Mosley. It wouldn't be the biggest PPV ever, but it would definitely draw some attention. Anyone else and it's straight to HBO.

Could you imagine if July 11th somehow featured UFC 100 on PPV, Affliction on some TV channel, and Mayweather on HBO? Maybe they can hold all the events in Las Vegas and make Keith Kizer's head explode.

3 comments:

Robert Joyner said...

I'm all for the Kizer part...lol

Anonymous said...

I would move the date of ufc 100 to the following weeked.
The fact that Affliction will have a free showing the same night as UFC 100 just goes to show how scrrd they really are !!!!!
Dana White should move the date or give this one up for Free !!!!

Anonymous said...

I'd want to go head to head with Mayweather if I was Dana White; no matter who's on the UFC card its a guarantee that it'll be more exciting than a Floyd fight