White: The king of PPV is back

by Thomas Myers | source: mmamania.com

...according to White at today's UFC on FOX 5 press conference earlier today, it was great for business to have the French-Canadian holding down another money-making main event.

He remarked:

"[St. Pierre] delivered again. It was awesome, it was a great weekend for us.... It was a good show. The king of pay-per-view is back ... let's put it that way."

Historically, UFC holds its PPV numbers close to its vest. But, it's no industry secret that UFC 100, which featured St. Pierre in the co-main event and Lesnar in the marquee match, registered a record-setting 1.6 million PPV buys back in 2009 that still stands as the high water mark to this day.

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Bat21 site profile image  

12/1/12 1:28 PM by Bat21

Your girlfriend strongly denies it.

nick diaz nut hugger site profile image  

11/28/12 11:41 PM by nick diaz nut hugger

Was he French? They're nationalistic folk, and even when they don't know what to be proud of, they're still fucking proud. You've gotta admire their spirit

AvoidantMan site profile image  

11/28/12 11:38 PM by AvoidantMan

too bad he bats for the other team I hear

dogfb site profile image  

11/28/12 11:35 PM by dogfb

I had a guy tell me he doesn't ever watch UFC and he only knows who GSP is, and was extremely excited when I told him GSP won the fight.   Weird. 

Bat21 site profile image  

11/28/12 11:31 PM by Bat21

Keep kidding yourself. What they all want lies behind the spandex.

kelby site profile image  

11/28/12 11:26 PM by kelby

my wife hates mma, but when george is on. all her friends waatch it. she tells me she will watch it alone when i ask her to watch it with us. it's the spandex man, chicks really dig it.

Jetster site profile image  

11/28/12 4:15 PM by Jetster

Hate on Fuckers! he is the king ! :)

Clarence Parents site profile image  

11/28/12 3:05 PM by Clarence Parents

GSP even turned my parents from horrified MMA detractors to truly diehard fans. The guy is a PR magician.When I would come to visit them before and put on UFC they thought it was barbaric and had no interest whatsoever until I brought them up to speed on GSP (Canadians). Now they don't miss an event even without GSP.Also people rarely bring up UFC/MMA at my workplace but UFC 154 was a way different story because of Georges.

Tad Ghostal site profile image  

11/28/12 2:54 PM by Tad Ghostal

Mayweather is back?

goeb site profile image  

11/28/12 2:23 PM by goeb

Mainstream fans adore GSP...The bar I usually frequent for UFC events was as packed as I have ever seen it within the almost 2 years I have been going there.