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Perhaps unexpectedly, UFC 274 proved to be instead huge business enterprise for the promotion. Sporting activities Business Journal studies that the function sold over 400k fork out-for every-look at (PPV) purchases, generating it the ideal-selling UFC occasion of 2022. Though this is the to start with party of the calendar year in which PPV numbers have been leaked, we now have a ceiling for the preceding 4 functions of the 12 months.
UFC 270-UFC 273 have been headlined by Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane, Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker 2, Jorge Masvidal vs. Colby Covington, and Alexander Volkanovski vs. Chan Sung Jung. Neither the Heavyweight title unification nor a grudge match showcasing a confirmed PPV draw surpassed Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje, an fantastic title struggle with very little extra drama.
It is a major win for “Do Bronx,” who received PPV factors irrespective of his problems on the scale. Interestingly plenty of, Oliveira’s prior two title fights also had the purchase information and facts launched: UFC 269: “Oliveira vs. Poirier” marketed 500k whilst UFC 262: “Oliveira vs. Chandler” clocked in at an believed 300k. Oliveira’s standing as a massively entertaining winner and steady finisher is actually paying out off!
The upcoming big PPV for the advertising is UFC 275 in Singapore on June 11, headlined by Glover Teixeira vs. Jiri Prochazka and featuring a second title match amongst Valentina Shevchenko and Taila Santos.
Jared Cannonier doesn’t look like he relished hanging out with his peers at UFC 274.
Extra fat Paddy jokes apart, Pimblett has under no circumstances skipped body weight inside the Octagon, and Hadley has …
If you didn’t get a chance to listen to the Pat Barry interview, do oneself a favor and hardly ever proper that choice.
choose that 30k crypto bonus from Rose and give it to Ariel Helwani for sitting by way of listening to Pat Barry have a 30 minute existential crisis live on air without having driving a pencil into his ears
— MacMally (@MacMallyMMA) Could 11, 2022
The new write-up from Anthony Johnson prompted some speculation about “Rumble,” who is not hunting all that substantial?
Paulo Costa finds a flaw in the new advertisement that attributes Israel Adesanya.
they should really have at minimum cut off the swollen tits aspect
— Paulo Costa ( Borrachinha ) (@BorrachinhaMMA) Could 11, 2022
Cub Swanson does not seem like he’s slowing down at 38 yrs of age.
Slips, rips, and KO clips
A recent Strawweight signing to preserve an eye on …
Andrea Lee with the brutal triangle/armbar combo moreover included elbows:
1 hell of a comeback from the boxing archives!
Use the force?
Midnight Audio: I just posted a Black Midi music like two weeks back, but they also just introduced a new album and introduced a one, so … my arms are tied.
Snooze very well Maniacs! Far more martial arts madness is constantly on the way.