Every Wednesday, Administrative Editor Jordan Breen welcomes a member
of the mixed martial arts media into “Press Row” on the Sherdog.com
blog. This week, Breen is joined by The Fight Network's John Pollock.
Following its two-month free trial, UFC Fight Pass is set to go
behind a paywall. Breen and Pollock investigate the ups and downs
during the initial launch phase of the product, the importance of
the UFC being in a digital space early and how digital distribution
platforms could change the pay-per-view market. The two further
discuss the implications for card structure, sponsorship and
star-making with an international, digital outlet.
Breen and Pollock also compare and contrast the UFC's Fight Pass
with World Wrestling Entertainment's newly-launched network, the
services WWE offers that UFC doesn't, why WWE's business plan is
more ambitious and aggressive, what it means with its flagship
Wrestlemania card just weeks away and who has the wettest hair in
Grab your credential and get a seat in “Press Row.”