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The west coast ruins everything for everyone yet again

(This pic from MMA Fighting’s facebook page has nothing to do with this story, I just like the look on Joe Silva’s face in the background)

Oh, Saturday nights. I hardly knew ye. It was a mere 7 months ago that the UFC changed it’s pay per view starting time from 10pm to 9pm, all in the name of wrapping shit up at a reasonable hour so we could all go dance to the newest Black Eyed Peas jams down at the discotheque afterwards. Unfortunately, this grand experiment is now ending:

After a seven-month experiment of holding their pay-per-view events an hour earlier, the UFC have decided to revert to the original pay-per-view start time of 10p.m. ET, starting with the blockbuster UFC 141 card this December.

Starting last April, the UFC responded to East Coast fan demand to start the pay-per-views an hour earlier, though the adjusted start time proved bothersome to many West Coast fans, who have swayed he promotion to move back to their original kick-off time of 10p.m. ET.

The start-time move may also be in response to dwindling pay-per-view buys reported over the last seven months.

Goddamn west coast MMA fans and their stupid timezone. At least they still get screwed on the regular by time-delayed events on Showtime. And by the fact they live on the stupider coast with all the dumbasses. ALL OF THEM. I hate them all so much and can’t wait for that entire side of the continent to just fall into the ocean. I was really enjoying having the option of living a life on Saturday night. Not like I did a whole lot with it. I think I went out for a snowcone after UFC 133. That was pretty cool. And now I don’t have that option any more. Thanks a lot, west coast. You suck.

  • agentsmith

    The snowcone vendors close at 12:30 in Montreal?

  • Blackula Jonez

     

  • SHORT_BUS

    “The start-time move may also be in response to dwindling pay-per-view buys reported over the last seven months.”

    Ya think?

  • Symbul

    Shit sucks.

  • frickshun

    DAMMIT!!

  • kvelertak

    Don’t go to bed so early you old women.

  • MPL

    Fuck. This sucks even more for Euro guys, now I’ll have to be awake until 5 am.

  • greenseed

    lame, im on the west coast and i like the 6 start time

  • iamphoenix

    lol…complaining about an hour difference…fuckers, UFC didn’t come on until 11am or 12am in korea on sunday. hows that for a weird ass time to watch the UFC. most the time i missed them because of hangovers from the previous night or having shit to do day during the day.

  • Gavbomb

    You would complain when in UK it starts at 3am and ends at 6 when you have work in the morning…

  • Billytk

    Is Dana really that dumb that he thinks it was the start time and not the weak cards that caused the low PPV numbers…10pm start time SUCKS, oh well guess it’s time to just avoid the blogs Sat. evening and Sun. so I can download the events and watch on Sundays

  • Jarman

    I’m with greenseed on this one, the 6pm start was better here on the west coast….more time for us to smoke our snooty weed and sip our expensive lattes. and with Billytk, the low number can’t be blamed on just the start time.
    but either way, suck it up buttercup! sleep late after the event, you might miss your stories, baking shows, or whatever it is you little old ladies do on a sunday, but that’s the price of being professional bloggers. not much to live up to, but somehow, you’re failing miserably, and complaining about it at the same time.

  • agentsmith

    Yeah, I really doubt the one hour time difference is to blame for slipping PPV numbers.  Is it just me, or has there been alot less advertising/promotion for UFC events in the last several months?

  • glassjawsh

    ^ uhhhhhhhhhh Fox?

  • kwagnuth

    Sink into the ocean? Lol fuck you man.

  • fishead

    y’know if you actually lived in a civilized part of town – and were stumbling distance from nightlife – it wouldn’t matter that shit finishes an hour later. Hell – if an event ends up running until 1am EST… you’ve still got two hours to drink up and (think about attempting to actually) talk to ladies.

  • agentsmith

    I mean for the PPV’s, jawsh.

  • Danjo

    West coasters get screwed on most everything else, time wise. One hour later on PPVs for us over here in the east? Meh, no biggy.

  • Reverend Clint

    i et shit at the regular time and im west coast… the best coast

  • frickshun

    ^^You eat shit at the regular time?? DISGUSTING.

  • Reverend Clint

    by shit i meant your wife

  • iamphoenix

    ^obvious joke route taken.

  • Reverend Clint

    thats what your mom said

  • iamphoenix

    shutup richard. i mean clint.

  • frickshun

    It’s okay Phoeniggz, he got a $3 per hour raise so he can talk down to me now. I think I make like $40 per hour. Is our income close?

  • iamphoenix

    i got a 1.4% raise. so really, i doubt clint should have ever been talking to me.

     

    i guess when subo or joan butters isn’t here the next person to fuck with is clint.

    The face i make when i’m on clints fassbuk page…

  • Reverend Clint

    i dont think my raise has anything to do with me talking down to you frick… its just you in general

  • Letibleu

    Volds makes more money than everyone combined.

  • Reverend Clint

    but pays no taxes… fuck the 1%

  • frickshun

    Phoenigg–>colored in illustration is fucking hilarious.

    Clint–>why u gotta hurt my feelings all the time : (

  • Reverend Clint

    i cant help it… i cant stop making fun of you

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