Here’s How Much UFC 263 Made by Selling PPVs

Published 06/21/2021, 2:19 PM EDT


UFC 263 headlined by Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori 2 made big sales in the PPV. The event took place at the Gila river arena in Glendale, Arizona on June 12, 2021. Apart from Adesanya vs Vettori fight, the event had several other alluring fights on the card.

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According to the Sports Business Journal reports UFC 263 successfully sold 6,00,000 pay-per-views. The sales included 5,00,000 buys domestically through ESPN+ and 1,00,000 internationally.

 

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Meanwhile, the previous PPV event UFC 261 which was headlined by a rematch between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal and three more title fights made 7,00,000 PPV sales. Whereas UFC 261 which featured Charles Oliveira vs Michael Chandler fight did over 3,00,000 buys.

Compared to both the previous PPV events UFC 263 did well overall. The event not only made money but entertained the combat fans to a good extent. Many big names in the promotion clashed inside the octagon and brought the fans to their feet.

Here’s a look back at one of the most spectacular UFC events this year.

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UFC 263 Replay

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – DECEMBER 12: (L-R) Brandon Moreno of Mexico punches Deiveson Figueiredo of Brazil in their flyweight championship bout during the UFC 256 event at UFC APEX on December 12, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

The UFC 263 event put out the most entertaining fights this year. It didn’t disappoint the combat fans and gave them an entertaining night on June 12 at Gila river arena in Glendale, Arizona.

Brand Moreno showed sheer dominance against the Brazilian fighter Deiveson Figueiredo. ‘The Assassin Baby’ looked for a clear result after his previous fight draw against Figueiredo. After a remarkable performance, Moreno successfully won the flyweight gold by defeating Figueiredo via submission (Rare Naked Choke) in the third round of the bout.

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The middleweight champion Israel Adesanya faced Marvin Vettori in a title match. The fight was a rematch after Vettori was unsuccessful in defeating ‘The Last Style Bender’ in 2018. However, the Italian fighter faced the same fate once again at UFC 263. Adesanya completely dominated the fight with his vicious strikes and won via unanimous decision.

Meanwhile, Nate Diaz returned to action after a hiatus in UFC 263. He faced the Englishman Leon Edwards in a five-round scrap. Both the men put out an amazing performance inside the octagon. Even though ‘Rocky’ won the scrap, the crowd cheered the fan-favorite Stockton native through all five rounds for his aggressive fighting style.

What are your thoughts on UFC 263? Which fight from the event did you like the most? Let us know in the comment section below.

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