Originally Posted by Liddellianenko
This. People like to perpetuate this myth that Chael is a marketing genius and he's laughing all the way to the bank while we hate his antics.
Truth is they're not really putting that many more viewers on the table any more than they're helping him win fights. They're just making him look like a scripted wwe jackass.
Exactly. The average UFC fan has no clue about most of the pre-fight banter that takes place. Their knowledge comes from whatever Rogan tells them during the show or what they see in UFC commercials. The rest of the crap we read on forums daily are strictly for the hard core fans.
This fight will sell like any other Silva fight with great hype behind it. My guess would be between 500 - 700k maximum.