When fans think about UFC, the sensational spectacles of terrific competition, with magnanimous superstars clashing in the final display of Mixed Martial Arts mastery, Khabona Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor have had excellent contributions to the sport that has helped UFC gain supreme significance among fans.
Shocking numbers in WWE suggest Brock Lesnar and Ronda Rousey as better PPV superstars than Nurmagomedov
With all those amazing statistics popping up, some astounding revelations will keep the audience taken aback.
Former UFC champion and WWE luminary Brock Lesnar, as well as Ronda Rousey, has surpassed Nurmagomedov as Pay-per-view draws. New statistics have declared that the two significantly had higher pay-per-view draws during their tenure in the UFC than the present lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Bet MGM Reports state that Khabib Nurmagomedov’s name only turns up once in the biggest PPV events in UFC history and that was in his first-ever fight against Conor McGregor, who had seven appearances on the list.
On the other hand, both Brock Lesnar and Ronda Rousey each appear twice, with the following events and viewings:- UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez: 1,050,000, UFC 207: Rousey vs. Nunes: 1,100,000, UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin: 1,160,000, UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm: 1,100,000. In comparison, Khabib Nurmagomedov’s biggest PPV event was UFC 229 against Conor McGregor, which sold around 2.4 million pay-per-views.
Nurmagomedov is no doubt one of the greatest lightweights of all time and has also built built a remarkable legacy on his field of sport but former UFC and current WWE athletes including Brock Lesnar and Ronda Rousey were much bigger stars in terms of pay-per-view sales and mainstream crossover appeal during their UFC careers. Lesnar headlined 5 UFC pay-per-views that each sold over 1 million buys, and Rousey headlined multiple events that topped 1 million buys as well.