Originally Posted by cdtcpl
1) While he may be successful he clearly does not draw the interest of the fans. Fans need to care about you, they either need to love you or hate you in order to want to buy a PPV with you on it..
His headlined fight vs Forrest Griffin = 1M buys
His headlined fight vs Lyoto Machida = 635k
His headlined fight vs Quinton Rampage = 1.5M buys
His headlined fight vs Jon Jones = 700k (reportedly)
Hes been associated in 2 of the ufc's most heated feuds (in recent years) that had fans/pundits satiated. He might not be the kind of draw that can be paired against a noob and still sell but to say "he doesnt draw the interest of fans" is foolhardy