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Secondary Ticketing Companies Corner Market For Haye-Bellew Bout

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 02 / 16

The sale of seats for the heavyweight boxing showdown between David Haye and Tony Bellew at the O2 Arena on March 4 has "demonstrated the way pirate ticketing now dominates the market," according to Charles Sale of the London DAILY MAIL. The official sale via the O2 website "sold out in 55 minutes o...

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