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  1. DGT4NOW Red Belt Platinum Member

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    http://www.mmafighting.com/2015/1/1...t-dana-white-expects-750000-pay-per-view-buys

    I was thinking 750-800k too

    A few years ago over 1m for sure.
     
  2. DyinHawaiian #FEELTHEBERN

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    A bit less, 600-650k IMO.

    Too bad they don't release the numbers.
     
  3. psyops Banned Banned

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    I agree ppv isn't dead, just put on better shows. Dc vs jones is the greatest lhw fight on paper but the overall card isn't that strong.
    I would be surprised if it did 750k
     
  4. bungyo Brown Belt

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    I wouldn't pay for this card. But then, there have been few I'd be willing to buy in recent years.
     
  5. oldschoolmmafan PEOPLE=SHIT

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    Probably spot on I reckon but wouldnt be surprised if it was close to 1 million.
     
  6. wellsdj1 Red Belt

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    I'll go with these numbers. Less than 750K for sure.
     
  7. cOugAr_LIbRe_85 Brown Belt

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    Seeing as they don't release the numbers, he can say what he wants. Although if they did, he's probably in the ballpark at 750
     
  8. Killer ofTrolls Banned Banned

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    Cheers to her then

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  9. Phokuz Brown Belt

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    Pay-per-view ain't dead but you're killing it with sub-par cards. A main event is nothing if the undercard sucks balls. How many REALLY stacked cards did we have last year? Compared to like 2010-2012. DW you spreading the cards too thin. Stop putting big name fighters on Fight Nights and start stacking up the PPV events again and you'll see a rise in PPV numbers.
     
  10. wellsdj1 Red Belt

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    I think that if it hit the 1 million mark Dana would release the numbers to validate an immediate rematch and to validate how great the UFC is doing. that being said I consider what dave Meltzer says as fairly accurate.
     
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    500k seems optimistic.
     
  12. wellsdj1 Red Belt

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    I agree. the free UFC on fox, FS 1 and FS 2 just benefits the casual fans and it's obvious by the numbers that they don't help the PPV numbers. I guess the UFC likes the guarantee Fox money than taking a chance on relying mostly on PPV buys. UFC 182 should have a co main event of JDS vs Stipe and cerrone vs Jurry should kick off the ppv.
     
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    If not more.
     
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    maybe 700 max
     
  15. DGT4NOW Red Belt Platinum Member

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    Meltzer is very accurate
    He also reports WWE PPV numbers & those are public & he is usually 5% within the exact number released.
    Meltzer's only bad UFC number was Lesnar/Overeem.
    Also some PPV numbers were record in court cases & Meltzer's numbers were almost exact.
    Dolts say he uses 'google trends' only, but he doesn't.
    He has a lot of cable/sat insiders & that is why it usually takes a few weeks. He does report trend figures the day or so after (he is a reporter after all) so dolts get confused.
     
  16. Formwork Blue Belt

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    500k they'd be fortunate to get
     
  17. DGT4NOW Red Belt Platinum Member

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    181 looks to have done 380k.
    This fight is much bigger & 10x the buzz

    500k would be a disaster
     
  18. blingking stoppage

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    Its probably going to take a HUGE hit going against Ravens/Steelers in the playoffs. Theres a decent chance the football game doesnt end until after the co-main has started.
     
  19. ib313 Imagine a Dystopian UFC

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    Everyone at New Years party was talking about this fight. Which says alot since they arent even fans.

    i agree with 750k
     

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