UFC 128 PPV buys 'just average'

source: cagepotato.com

Even as MMA hardcores continue to cream their collective jeans over the unbelievable awesomeness of new light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, early estimates indicate UFC 128 didn’t quite live up to expectations in the sales department. Stalwart fight journalist (and the kind of dude who keeps track of this stuff) Dave Meltzer reports his numbers show Saturday night’s pay-per-view notching between 415,000-470,000 buys, which puts it pretty much exactly on the nose of the UFC’s “average” buy rate of 445K. What’s that mean exactly? Well, to borrow a phrase from Scott Coker, it means UFC 128 didn’t really “move the needle” with casual fans.

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ruger007 site profile image  

3/26/11 5:16 PM by ruger007

To most people, Jones looks like the 2 other guys fighting tonight for free on cable!Just saying.

867 5309 site profile image  

3/26/11 4:50 PM by 867 5309

the next Bones PPV will be HUGE, 1 million easy

GingerWhinger site profile image  

3/26/11 4:43 PM by GingerWhinger

They're all in Dave Meltzer's ass b/c that's where he pulls the numbers out of

Rickson's Aura site profile image  

3/26/11 4:32 PM by Rickson's Aura

anyone got a list of the past ppv buyrates so we can see how this one stacks up ...

GingerWhinger site profile image  

3/26/11 3:55 PM by GingerWhinger

Rashad-Jones and the former friend angle will double these sales.

Mdot50 site profile image  

3/26/11 3:50 PM by Mdot50

 Don't pay your bets pussy

canuck34 site profile image  

3/26/11 2:26 PM by canuck34

Shogun not really a big draw and Bones still wasn't that well known.I guarantee the next John Jones fight will do damn well.

eljamaiquino site profile image  

3/26/11 1:43 PM by eljamaiquino

Brazilian foreigner champ vs a black dude. Doomed to disappoint the UFC casual fan..

attack001 site profile image  

3/26/11 1:40 PM by attack001

They had a PPV right in the middle of NCAA Basketball tournament. It was doomed no matter what.