Highest selling fights that the UFC could make right now

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  1. FictionIsReal

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    Jones vs Gustafson 2
    650K - 700K Buys

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    Jones vs Velasquez
    700K - 800K

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    Jones vs Weidman
    750K - 850K

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    Weidman vs Silva 3
    900K - 1mill

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    Silva vs GSP
    1mill - 1.2 mill
     
  2. LikeItIs

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    I'm going to say Pettis vs. Aldo just because I'm still upset that fight got cancelled. Easily one of the fights I was most excited about.
     
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    I'm not quite sure it would pass the 500K mark, people just don't seem to care about anything bellow welterweight.
     
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    True enough. More my own personal preference, I don't think I could pick a better fight on paper than that.

    I like the picks in the original post. All guaranteed to be big-money PPV fights, huge numbers.
     
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    Urijah Faber Vs Frankie Edgar in Jersey or Sacramento.
     
  6. FictionIsReal

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    That's true it's a huge fight and I was quite pissed it got canceled, btw prime minister me your full avatar.
     
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    If Rumble KOs Gus, Rumble vs. Jones will be just as lucrative as the Gus rematch.
     
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    Punk-Diaz obviously. LOL

    McGregor-Aldo will be huge.

    GSP-Hendricks II would be draw buys as well.

    If you're going to include GSP though you may as well have Lesnar, and just about any opponent with him would draw huge.
     
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    MM v Aldo
     
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    I disagree with the OP. I think Jones vs Cain/Weidman draws way more than Weidman vs Silva III (which wouldn't do even close to 1 mil).
     
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    Brock-Jones.
     
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    Lesnar vs Jones
     
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    Beat me to it.
     
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    JDS / Overeem
     
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    Silva/GSP with the right hype, right venue (Cowboy Stadium) and right undercard = 2.5+ million buys
     
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    With the right marketing and if cain can learn to talk then cain v jones. Or Silva v GSP.
    Aldo or Mcgregor v Pettis would be great.
     
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    Conor vs Ronda
     
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    Jon Jones Vs Anderson Silva

    Provide A Silva beats Diaz. I know they want to give him a MW title shot, but the Jones fight would sell way more.
     
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    Jones vs Brock

    1.5 mil easy
     
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    Dillashaw vs Faber
    Rousey vs Cyborg
    Brock vs Fedor
    Punk vs Green Power Ranger
    Lawler vs GSP
    Liddell vs Kimbo
     

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