Update on the UFC 154 Buyrate
According to mmafighting.com, the UFC 154 PPV, which featured the return of Georges St. Pierre did a buyrate estimated at 680,000 to 700,000 buys. The numbers were at the level of most predictions going in. They would rank with UFC 145, headlined by Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans on April 21, as the company’s second biggest show of the year. At this time, the company’s biggest show of the year is believed to have been UFC 148, headlined by Anderson Silva’s middleweight title defense over Chael Sonnen, and that did an estimate of 925,000 buys. That would be the company’s best showing since 2010.