UFC PPV sales 2017

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    UFC 208 PPV buys: 200,000
    UFC 209 PPV buys: 250,000
    UFC 210 PPV buys: 300,000
    UFC 211 PPV buys: 300,000

    UFC have sold 1,050,000 PPVs in total this entire year. And it's nearly half over.
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    Conors last PPV sold more than the UFC has sold in total in 2017...

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    And you wonder why Dana is trying to make this Mayweather fight? It will sell more PPVs than UFC will sell in a whole year without Conor.

    WME got screwed worse than Bret.
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    Damn UFC 211 only sold 300k? It seems like 80% of people who buy Conor and Ronda's fights were total casuals
     
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    If only Stipe had been black and muscular and able to talk trash.
     
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    Are you comparing and event card like UFC 205 first time ever in NY at the Garden to this leftovers cards ?

    Like seriously the first decent card of the year was UFC 211 and first rumors are around 350k for it.

    I think they spent more in a week promoting 205 then all this other cards so far combined.
     
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    And Rogan was talking shit about ggg only selling 150,000 ppvs ,shit hes matching your whole league. And his only one man
     
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    We can compare any Conor PPV to this year? The Diaz rematch was even more successful and was a much worse card.
     
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    Yea the circus act sure did help boost the sells.

    But don't make any mistake about it Conor was built up and supported 100% by the UFC he went on tours and was on event type cards.
     
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    Anyone who says Conor needs the UFC more than the UFC needs Conor is wrong. They need each other.

    In the absence of Brock, GSP and Ronda, Conor is critical.
     
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    WilKO, you are amazing man.
     
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    Fastest growing sport in the world, boys.
     
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    I agree. They both helped each other. But it's easy to see why Dana and co want this Mayweather fight. It's not just for Conor.
     
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    Weird, if you look at some of the non-Conor PPVs last year too, it seems like 300k is the new normal threshold for a PPV. And then you have one fighter who can quadruple that number with ease.

    I'd love to know how much the UFC really takes home after running a "normal" PPV.
     
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  13. FrankieNYC I like knowing business & financial facts!

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    2 things
    209 did 300k & there are no definite numbers for 211 yet
    I posted Meltzer said early reports have it in that range but its still early to give a number
     
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    Makes you wonder how small the MMA fanbase is compared to the casual base who will follow the stars.
     
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    Yep I was reading your thread and it made me think. You are a credit to this forum.

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    This shows what a bum sport MMA has become. It cannot survive without casuals and their $$. Where are the so called million hardcore fans?
     
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    Hardcore fans are worthless. Casuals are running the sport.
     
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    It's basically what they asked for when they let Conor go / overbooked the rest of 2016....And let champs wait for money fights.....Also they let some great fighters go. These guys like Rory and Bendo could still headline some of those smaller cards.

    Nate Diaz is still waiting for that payday. Who knows how much he would sell without Conor. They should at least try to book him as a headliner.
     
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  20. FrankieNYC I like knowing business & financial facts!

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    Thank you my man. Nice to read in-between some nitwit remarks (not ITT yet)
    But yes, PPV is down (point of thread) lol
     
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