Tomorrow night the attention of MMA fans will be on UFC 172 and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who puts his title on the line against Glover Teixeira in Baltimore, Maryland.
The 26-year-old Jones is arguably the best athlete in the sport and has proved it in the octagon, defeating the last 10 opponents he’s faced. When discussing the top draws in UFC today, Jones, one of the sports’ most recognizable stars, has to be near the top of the list. That got us wondering: in UFC’s history, which fights — and fighters — brought the most eyeballs to the television?
One way to find out is by ranking the most Pay-Per-View buys in the history of the sport…so here are the top five: