Media UFC 242 by the Numbers. The show back in October 2018 overtook the huge UFC 202 headlined by Nate Diaz vs. McGregor II, which brought in a believed 1,650,000 PPV buys. [10], The following fighters received $50,000 bonuses. October 16, 2020 Uncategorized. ... Pay Per View Buys 1 ... Knee injury scratches … Adding Nurmagomedov to that list would make it one of the most impressive runs in MMA history, but that's a pretty big task. UFC 242 1 million PPV buys? It was aired free in Russia and doesn't ESPN+ only have 2.4 million total subscribers? Not that I'm accusing you of that. Required fields are marked *. In a report from, the estimated fighter payouts from UFC 242 have been calculated based on past figures.As expected, undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov leads the pack. [12], As of September 4, 2019 online promotional content related to UFC 242, uploaded to online streaming platforms including YouTube, Facebook and Instagram prior to the fight, has received a collective total of more than 112 million views. You don't need to be a member of ESPN+ to buy the PPV. Khabib vs. Poirier. The pay-per-view card streamed on ESPN+ PPV following prelims on ESPN2. The phrase 'Ali claimed' should never be used as evidence for anything. The poster for UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier. Yahoo is part of Verizon Media. [9], At the weigh-ins, Sarah Moras weighed in at 138 pounds, 2 pounds over the bantamweight non-title fight limit of 136. Report: Khabib pulls 675,000 PPV buys in title defense against Gaethje at UFC 254. It was basically guess work before ESPN, it is now just trivial speculation. I would be stunned if that PPV did 1 million. The pay-per-view card streamed on ESPN+ PPV following prelims on ESPN2. Mixedmartialarts LLC. No chance that weak card did 1 million buys on ESPN+ PPV (in the afternoon no less). Copyright Terms of Use Privacy Policy Advertising. Are you asking if it did 1 million or stating that it did 1 million. - Khabib vs. Poirier. Information about your device and internet connection, including your IP address, Browsing and search activity while using Verizon Media websites and apps. To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices. Find out more about how we use your information in our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. This will be his first fight since that loss in March 2017. Would be interesting to hear what UFC 244 did. This is the official website of Mixedmartialarts LLC. "Report: Khabib pulls 675,000 PPV buys in title defense against Gaethje at UFC 254", "UFC 242 set for Abu Dhabi on Sept. 7; Promotion to hold cards in city for next 5 years", "UFC reveals event schedule for remainder of 2019", "UFC sets dates for upcoming events in Montevideo, Abu Dhabi and Sao Paulo", "Khabib Nurmagomedov-Dustin Poirier Lightweight Title bout official for UFC 242", "Cancellations for both UFC Shenzhen and UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi", "Magomed Mustafaev out, Don Madge now meets Fares Ziam at UFC 242", "Four fighters withdraw from upcoming UFC 242, UFC on ESPN+ 15 events", "Fray relocated: Khalid Taha joins the Octagon at UFC 243", "UFC 242 weigh-in results: All fights official despite one miss", "UFC 242 post-fight bonuses: Khabib's dominant victory takes POTN honors", "Early numbers for UFC 242 suggest massive pay-per-view event", "Khabib's UFC 242 title win over Dustin Poirier pulled in roughly 26 million views in Russia",, Mixed martial arts in the United Arab Emirates, Articles with Dutch-language sources (nl), Articles with German-language sources (de), Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Decision (unanimous) (29–27, 30–26, 30–26), Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–27, 29–27), Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28), This page was last edited on 5 November 2020, at 12:39. However, on August 18, it was reported that Mustafaev was removed from the bout for undisclosed reasons. She was fined 20% of her purse and her bout with Liana Jojua proceeded at a catchweight. ufc 242 ppv buys predictions. There were 20,143 fans in attendance. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Your Privacy Controls.