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BKFC: Knucklemania reportedly sells only 5k PPV’s | FightBook MMA
May 1, 2021
Paige VanZant’s BKFC debut was on February 5, 2021 on Tampa, Florida. Is been reported that the pay-per-view numbers had been horrible.
In line with the Wrestling Observer, the struggle solely offered 5,000 pay-per-views on TV. Different stories state that the occasion offered roughly 20k pay-per-views. If these numbers are cottect which means the occasion solely offered roughly 25k right here within the States.
Paige VanZant did declare that BKFC was paying her 10 occasions greater than what she was making with the UFC. She said that she was solely making $40k to point out and $40k to win.
“I’m right here for a purpose. I used to be within the UFC for six years getting paid $40,000 (to point out) and $40,000 (to win). Now I’m getting 10 occasions that doing what I really like.” VanZant continues, “So, clearly, I’m not going wherever. I’m very joyful preventing right here and I’m excited to struggle.”
It is a unhealthy funding for BKFC since VanZant claimed she made $400,000 at BKFC: Knucklemania. Paige VanZant is anticipated to struggle this summer season towards the newly-signed Rachael Ostovich. Will we see the higher numbers this time round?
BKFC: Knucklemania outcomes:
Britain Hart def. Paige VanZant by way of unanimous resolution Dat Nguyen def. Johnny Bedford by way of unanimous resolution – to win bantamweight title Chris Leben def. Quentin Henry by way of knockout (punches) in Spherical 1, 1:07 Martin Brown def. Zach Zane by way of TKO (punches) in Spherical 2, 1:28 Lorenzo Hunt def. Rob Morrow by way of knockout (punches) in Spherical 4, 2:00 John Chalbeck def. Greg Bono by way of knockout (punch) in Spherical 3, 0:28 Haim Gozali def. John McCallister by way of knockout (punches) in Spherical 2, 1:08 Dillon Cleckler def. Chris Jensen by way of TKO (physique punch) in Spherical 1, 0:24 Charisa Sigala vs. Taylor Starling by way of unanimous resolution
Travis Thompson def. Dave Morgan by way of TKO in Spherical 2, 0:22 Jarod Grant def. Brandon Lambert by way of knockout in Spherical 3, 1:11 Jeff Bailey def. Drew Lipton by way of knockout in Spherical 1, 1:32
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