Why Conor McGregor is the king of PPV? exploring Top five PPV draws in UFC history

Conor McGregor, the professional MMA possesses some extraordinary abilities to create spectacular shows that attract millions of people to spend good money from their purses to see him thrashing his opponents on the octagon.

This Lightweight champion has everything that requires in a legendary fighter who is on a mission to create his own indelible mark within the league. Mcgregor has the highest number of PPV sales in the history of UFC.

So, let’s find out why people find it hard to miss his bouts and spend lavishly on his shows.

Conor McGregor is the PPV sales king

Hire Conor McGregor for your business and see the wonders in sales. Not joking, this is absolutely true. The MMA has something so attractive in the way he defeats his opponents and holds defense that people can’t but wait for his fights which results in the highest Pay-Per-View sales.

Since his first landing on the octagon till this time, McGregor has been part of six of UFC’s ten highest PPV fights. Moreover, very few of his counterparts could show such magic in sales numbers as he and this is what brings him the name, the PPV king.

Top five highest PPV draws in UFC history

It is time to have a look at the top five most fruitful fights in the history of UFC which generated the highest PPV draws-

#1. UFC 229: Nurmagomedov vs. McGregor

Khabib Nurmagomedov beats Conor McGregor at UFC 229 - Live - BBC Sport

PPV buys- 2,400,000 PPV

Net Sales- $180 million

#2. UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor II

Retro Robbery Review: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 - MMA Fighting

PPV buys- 1,650,000

Net Sales- $90 million

#3. UFC 100: Lesnar vs. Mir II

Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir: The Rubber Match That Everyone Wants to See |  News, Scores, Highlights, Stats, and Rumors | Bleacher Report

PPV buys- 1,600,000

Net Sales- $82 million

#4. UFC 196: McGregor vs. Diaz

Nate Diaz vs Conor McGregor UFC 196 UFC FULL FIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP - YouTube

PPV buys- 1,500,000

Net Sales- $80 million

#5. UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor

UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor final results | UFC

PPV buys- 1,400,000

Net Sales- $80 million

Conor McGregor’s fights are filled with every emotion that the audiences look for in an entertaining bout. Especially, his hammer fists’ knockout punches are over the top. Who is your favorite UFC fighter and why? Share your opinion in the comment section below.


Golenur Aktar

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Golenur Aktar is a writer and made her debut in the 'Pen & Paper' industry holding the hands of Sportszion. She ignited her writing craze from Biography articles and now writes about NFL.


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