Over the weekend, we finally got a live sports event with the UFC 249 PPV, available on ESPN+ with prelims on ESPN proper. On Monday, John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal reported that the PPV drew over 700,000 buys, quite a strong number.
Sources tell me that ESPN+ logged north of 700,000 buys – a good result for Saturday’s UFC 249 PPV, according to early numbers. SBJ Media is live: 🔒https://t. co/BECw4DrHhe🔒
— John Ourand (@Ourand_SBJ) May 11, 2020
How much the event cost depends on how you want to look at it. UFC 249 itself cost $64.
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