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WORDS OF INSPIRATION: When you cancel a show, it hurts the sport Print E-mail
Written by Nick Palmer   
Friday, 22 August 2014 09:17

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Each week Minnesota standout amateur fighter Nick "The Inspiration" Palmer is given a free pass to write about any topic, and he provides Minnesota MMA fans with an inside look into the world of fighting. Enjoy "Words of Inspiration.")

When a promoter cancels a show, there are right ways to go about it and there are wrong ways to go about it.

If you’re going to cancel a show, you should cancel it as soon as possible. You can’t sit, wait and not tell anyone that the show is going to be canceled.

There are way too many people involved in these events to wait until the last minute.

We have fighters who are out there training their asses off and promoting their upcoming bouts. The fighters have probably turned down other offers that came in as they were already scheduled to compete.

In some cases, they could be turning down a fight that’s on a bigger stage, too.

Professional fighters are probably counting on a payday, too. There are a lot of fighters that

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