Yeah Right, – Pacquaio or
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– Pacquaio or Mayweather are tough for the UFC to go head to head with.
– UFC can sell as many PPV as Pacquaio or Mayweather.
– Other than Pacquaio or Mayweather who draws in boxing? Who is the young guy coming up that can sell 250k ppv’s right now?
Top five PPV of ’09
1.) UFC 100 Lesnar vs Mir / St Pierre vs Alves – 1,500,000+ buys
2.) Pacquiao vs Cotto – 1,250,000 buys
3.) UFC 101 – Penn vs Florian / A. Silva vs Griffin – 1,100,000 buys
4.) Mayweather vs. Marquez – 1,000,000+ buys
5.) UFC 94 – Penn vs St Pierre 2 – 800,000 buys
Pacquaio or Mayweather fight once maybe or twice a year right now, but for how long? The thing none of the Boxing fans can answer is “Who’s Next?”.
Boxing cannot survive using it’s current business model. They need to evolve.