Tuesday, January 25, 2022

UFC Takes Six Of Top Ten Highest '09 PPV Buys

<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>

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