UFC Takes Six Of Top Ten Highest '09 PPV Buys

0

<p>Dave Meltzer of Yahoo! Sports has the top 10 PPV buy rates of 2009, and it looks like there is a changing of the guard in the PPV realm. The UFC takes six of the top ten spots including the number one spot beating out both boxing and WWE wrestling PPVs.</p><p>Top 10 PPV buy rates, 2009</p><p>1. UFC 100: Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir, July 11, 1.6 million</p><p>2. Boxing: Manny Pacquiao vs. Miguel Cotto, Nov. 14, 1.25 million</p><p>3. Boxing: Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Juan Manuel Marquez, Sept. 19, 1.05 millon</p><p>4. UFC 94: Georges St. Pierre vs. B.J. Penn, Jan. 31, 920,000 buys</p><p>5. UFC 101: Penn vs. Kenny Florian/Anderson Silva vs. Forrest Griffin, Aug. 8, 850,000</p><p>6. Boxing: Pacquiao vs. Ricky Hatton, May 2, 825,000</p><p>7t. UFC 107: Penn vs. Diego Sanchez, Dec. 12, 650,000</p><p>7t. UFC 97: Silva vs. Thales Leites/Chuck Liddell vs. Mauricio Rua, April 18, 650,000</p><p>9. UFC 98: Lyoto Machida vs. Rashad Evans/Matt Hughes vs. Matt Serra, May 23, 635,000</p><p>10. Wrestling: WWE WrestleMania 25, April 5, 582,000 buys</p>

LATEST NEWS

Michael Page

Michael Page Says Paul Daley Didn’t Want to Fight Him Out of Fear

Michael Page and Paul Daley seem to be in this rivalry for the long haul. The mixed martial arts (MMA) world was buzzing when a...
Jorge Masvidal Nick Diaz

Jorge Masvidal: ‘I’d Take Fight With Nick Diaz in a Heartbeat’

Jorge Masvidal isn't expecting a fight against Nick Diaz, but he certainly wouldn't be opposed to it. Masvidal is in an interesting spot. He currently...
McGeary and Linton Vassell

Liam McGeary vs. Linton Vassell Made Official For Bellator 179

Liam McGeary already has his next bout set and it's against Linton Vassell. Tonight (Feb. 24), McGeary took on late replacement Brett McDermott inside the...
James Gallagher

James Gallagher to A.J. McKee: ‘You’re a F*cking P*ssy & You’re Next’

James Gallagher didn't mince words after his Bellator 173 victory. Tonight (Feb. 24), Gallagher entered the SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland with an undefeated...
Joanna Jedrzejczyk UFC 211

Joanna Jedrzejczyk: ‘I Want to be The Best Pound-For-Pound Fighter’

Joanna Jedrzejczyk isn't satisfied with just being known as a title holder. It's obvious that being the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight champion makes her...