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The Sky Is Not Falling: UFC 107 Reportedly Draws 620,000 Buys

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As if it hadn't been disproved enough times, the argument has taken another hit, because the 8th MMA show in the period of 5 weeks drew a monster buyrate. According to Dave Meltzer's Wrestling Observer Newsletter (subscription only), UFC 107 did 620,000 buys, blowing away all expectations.

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Post #1   12/24/09 3:01:15AM   

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Wow, those are some pretty good numbers for BJ.

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Post #2   12/24/09 10:19:03AM   

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I actually bought 107.

Post #3   12/24/09 11:24:35AM   

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Proving BJ Penn is a big draw IF you think he MIGHT lose. I know all my Pacific Islander friends and even my Pinoy friends were buying that fight. I wonder if Penn has big Asian fan numbers? Not sure. The demographic study on that would be good. I'm a Penn fan from way back but I run into Tongans, Samoans, Hawaiins, Japanese-Americans, Pinoys that are all big BJ fans too. Just curious.

Not trying to make this about 'ethnicity' but truthfully Pac-Man pulls big numbers in the same way as do certain Mexican American fighters....

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best card in awhile
what did u expect

Post #5   12/25/09 10:14:08AM