Last week, Bloody Elbow passed along the information (via Dave Meltzer of MMA Fighting) that early estimates of the UFC 158 buyrate were in the 800,000 range...But according to at least one other MMA reporter, the number could be much higher.
Yahoo Sports writer Kevin Iole was asked on Facebook what the buy rate was for the show, and he responded with this nugget of information:
"A bit under 1.1 million.
That's obviously a huge jump from the number Meltzer originally reported. It has been a week since Dave's original report though, and he did specifically say that the buyrate "will top 800k", so it's still technically correct.
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