UFC 300 warm-up: Remember the biggest pay-per-view events in the organization's history

In a list led by Conor McGregor, remember the main numbered events of the organization's 30 years

K. Nurmagomedov chokes C. McGregor at UFC 229. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Next Saturday (13), the octagon set up at the T-Mobile Arena, in Las Vegas (USA) will witness another historic night of fights in the largest MMA organization in the world. Continuing with the warm-up for the UFC 300, remember the biggest pay-per-view events ever held by the company chaired by Dana White.

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The organization's biggest pay-per-view event, with 2,4 million packages sold, was the historic UFC 229, which took place on October 06, 2018. In the main fight, Khabib Nurmagomedov finished Conor McGregor and successfully defended the lightweight belt. However, immediately after the confrontation, both fighters and their teams carried out a widespread fight that had to be broken up by the police present in the arena.

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In second place on the list is again Conor McGregor. The Irishman's trilogy Dustin poirier sold around 1,8 million packages. The podium of PPV events is closed by the rematch between the 'Notorious' and the controversial Nate diaz than 1,6 million packages sold to MMA fans.

Conor McGregor it also dominates the fourth place of PPvs events in the company's history. The second fight against Dustin poirier sold approximately 1,6 million packages. The only top-5 event without Conor McGregor is UFC 100, which in July 2009 became the company's first card to surpass the 1 million sales mark, beating 1,6 million purchases acquired.

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See the list of the 10 biggest PPV events in UFC history

1 - UFC 229 Khabib vs McGregor – 2,4 million sales

2 - UFC 264 Poirier x McGregor 3 – 1,8 million sales

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3 - UFC 202 Diaz x McGregor 2 – 1,65 million sales

4- UFC 257 McGregor x Poirier 2 – 1,6 million sales

5 - UFC 100 Lesnar vs Mir II – 1,6 million sales

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6 - UFC 196 McGregor vs Diaz – 1,5 million sales

7- UFC 246  McGregor vs Cerrone – 1,35 million sales

8 - UFC 205 Alvarez vs. McGregor – 1,3 million sales

9- UFC 251 Usman x Masvidal – 1,3 million sales

10 - UFC 194 – Aldo x McGregor – 1,2 million sales

 

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