For such a big fight and so much hype the numbers are nowhere near what people expected. First lets go into the salaries, these are some amazing numbers if you compare them to what you see in the UFC. ESPN’s Dan Rafael tweeted out the information:
— Dan Rafael (@danrafaelespn) October 16, 2015
— Dan Rafael (@danrafaelespn) October 17, 2015
If you were expecting a Floyd Mayweather or Canelo Alvarez type number be prepared to be highly disappointed. Fighthype.com is reporting a rough estimate of 150k PPV Buys, that’s about the same numbers that Demetrious Johnson vs John Dodson 2 put up.