Bones-Sonnen would've drawn significantly better. This isn't exactly a referendum on Bones' drawing power though. Like Anderson he needs the right opponent to capture public interest. Anderson may have drawn over 1M buys against Sonnen, but his previous fight against Okami did under 350K.
Bones drew 490k with Shogun, 520k with Rampage, 480k with Machida, & 700k with Rashad. Considering Belfort was a late replacement 450K isn't that bad.
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