UFC 272 is in the books now. The fans witnessed Colby Covington dominate Jorge Masvidal in the main event. And with that, the rivalry is finally settled inside the octagon.
But how successful UFC 272 was from a business standpoint?
UFC 272 is the biggest UFC PPV so far in 2022 with $6.76 million gate. UFC sold-out T-Mobile Arena and 19,425 fans watched the fights live in the arena.
The gate for previous UFC PPVs were $4.3 million(UFC 271) and $5.2 million(UFC 270). So it's needless to say that Covington vs Masvidal did get the attention of the fans as expected.
Colby Covington vs Jorge Masvidal was announced the fight of the night and both fighters were awarded $50,000 performance bonus.
Kevin Holland beat Alex Oliveira by 2nd round TKO and won the performance of the night bonus.
Leading up to the event, Dana White claimed that the PPV buys were going strong for UFC 272. So it can be expected that UFC 272 will bring in the highest PPV buys of 2022.
Jorge Masvidal is going to receive PPV shares beside his fight purse as per his new contract.
However, Colby Covington is not going to get any PPV shares as per the claims made by Masvidal during the press conference.