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11-20-2012, 09:29 AM
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Its not as close as you think. If jones and silva would bring in more money, dana would have been trying to promote that super fight instead. He's said time and time again GSP is the biggest PPV draw... Bigger than silva or jones.
GSP and Silva are the UFC's biggest draws. As I mentioned in a previous post, GSP is able to touch more fans because of his canadian roots. However, for a super fight, I don't think there would be a big difference.
The low end fan that only watches the UFC because GSP is making headlines in Qc probably won't watch any other event without GSP. But I don't think those guys represent a majority or high percentage, if anything, they're a small group.
The casual UFC fan will tune in for a superfight, no matter who it is.
So as I said, for a superfight, I don't think there would be much of a difference in the drawing of viewership.
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