The last time the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) staged a pay-per-view (PPV) event that failed to crack the 200,000 buy marker was Oct. 7, 2005, when UFC 55: "Fury" reached just 125,000 consumers.
Paying ones, anyway.
On the surface, that's a pretty impressive feat. It's been seven years straight that every PPV show staged by the UFC, no matter the headlining fight, has sold at least 200,000 buys. During this same time span, Fedor Emelianenko headlined shows (before his losses, mind you) were drawing 50,000.
Success like this means money, and lots of it. And what do people with a