Conor McGregor revealed the precise pay-per-view numbers for his UFC 257 rematch in opposition to Dustin Poirier. McGregor took on Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 in January, earlier this 12 months. The rematch, nearly 7 years within the making, resulted in favour of ‘The Diamond’ after he knocked McGregor out within the second spherical, turning into the primary man to take action.
Since then, Conor McGregor has gone on to battle Poirier in yet one more battle as nicely – a trilogy battle at UFC 264. Extra just lately, McGregor took to Twitter to disclose the precise pay-per-view buys for the UFC 257. The picture he shared on Twitter had the projected buys and the collected reported buys.
Collected reported buys slightly below the buys reported by the UFC
The projected buys had been 1,500,238 with the collected reported buys barely extra – 1,504,737. These precise numbers had been simply lower than the numbers reported by the UFC following the occasion. The UFC reported UFC 256 at 1.6 million PPV buys.
It’s price noting that the trilogy battle that headlined UFC 264 helped the occasion promote 1.8 million PPV buys. Sadly the battle got here to a untimely finish, after McGregor broke his left ankle in the direction of the top of the very first spherical. The battle was awarded to Poirier through. TKO via a physician stoppage.
McGregor is at present recovering from the ankle damage he suffered in opposition to Poirier at UFC 264. He’s anticipated to be again by the second week of January 2022. As for Poirier, he’s set to tackle Charles Oliveira for the light-weight title. The battle is anticipated to headline the final UFC pay-per-view occasion of 2021.
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