Dustin Poirier’s knockout of Conor McGregor in the UFC 257 most important celebration pushed the event to be one particular of the promotion’s top rated providing fork out-for each-sights of all time.
According to John Ourand of The Athletics Journal, UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 has topped 1.6 million fork out-for each-check out buys, which would set it in line with UFC president Dana White’s exhilaration over the figures.
“It was a very good night. It was a truly fantastic night. Best two all time,” White claimed at the UFC 257 submit-fight press convention.
“Saturday’s UFC PPV is tracking to be a person of ESPN+’s highest offering fork out-per-watch activities given that it started off carrying UFC approximately two many years ago. Resources say ESPN+ logged around 1.2 million PPV buys for UFC 257, which was headlined by Dustin Poirier’s next-round knockout of Conor McGregor,” noted Ourand.
“UFC added an additional 400,000 purchases internationally, for a full of 1.6 million global buys, which would put it as one of the best-promoting UFC PPVs of all time. At the write-up-battle presser, Dana White sepculated that ity could make the ‘top two of all time.’”
If that number retains, UFC 257 would land in a dead warmth with UFC 100: Lesnar vs. Mir 2 for 3rd on the list of best-marketing UFC spend-for every-views of all time.
In accordance to the Sporting activities Bible, individuals two functions would even now be outdone by UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 at 1.65 million buys and UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor at 2.4 million buys.
That would place McGregor at minimum tied for the top 3 UFC fork out-per-sights of all time. He also holds the up coming three places, this means McGregor has been section of six of the UFC’s prime 7 shell out-for every-perspective gatherings of all time.
And that doesn’t even include his boxing match reverse Floyd Mayweather, which reportedly created at least 4.3 million buys.
ESPN dealt with issues of issues for quite a few ESPN+ subscribers who experienced hassle getting the UFC 257 stream to get the job done. It’s unclear how significantly of an impression that had on the numbers or if it might even provide some of the numbers down if refunds are issued.
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