1. homebrand

    homebrand Well-Known Member

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    "I used to go run past Wembley Stadium, and I've always wanted to fight there. It could still happen. Against someone like George Groves it would sell 80,000," DeGale said.

    i don't live in the UK, so i'd be interested to know if this is true. My impression is Groves has peaked, and wouldn't be a such a big draw. it was only really the Froch rivalry which sold his big fight wasn't it?

    and DeGale, is he going to sell out Wembley?
     
  2. hamas

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    no...groves degale sold well over here the first time, if they fought again with world titles on the line should hey win their upcoming fights theyd do some really good numbers. Just not 80,000. Groves is still a good ticket seller but degale isn't as he's fought abroad a lot and never really caught the public attention in general. The 80,000 that froch and groves generated was due to the whole controversy/attention from the first fight, plus it was a damn good fight. You gotta understand at least in the UK anyway, a guy being a draw dosent translate to massive numbers all the time, they need the sky hype machine with a storyline,build up shows, faceoffs and hectic conforences that attract the "lad" audience. For instance whyte and chisora aren't massive ticket seller however if they fouight a rematch and headlined the show they do great numbers due to the reasons I stated above. ciao
     
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    The simple answer is NO.
     
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    NO
     
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    Nah.

    Would sell well though. Be great at the 02.

    Be interesting to see who gets boo'd this time around
     
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    I think the Manchester arena or something of its size would be a better choice. Fucking no chance of doing 80k tickets. 80k buys on ppv if lucky!
     
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    At the moment not a chance.
     
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    Not Wembley but i do think it could do a smaller stadium maybe 35-40,000
     
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    No.

    The MEN or the O2 which are 20k would be suitable and that's not to be sniffed at.
     
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    It will easily do more than 80k buys on ppv. No chance it sells out Wembley though
     

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