• UFC 264 Pay-Per-View Buys & Conor McGregor’s Salary
In the main event of the UFC 264 PPV, Conor McGregor lost to Dustin Poirier in their Trilogy Fight via TKO (Doctor’s Stoppage) after he broke his leg at the end of the 1st round.
This event reportedly drew 1.8 million pay-per-view buys, making it the second most bought UFC PPV ever (only behind UFC 229, which featured Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov, which drew 2.4 million PPV buys).
Conor’s base salary was $5 million for this fight, and after adding the pay-per-view bonus, his total salary for UFC 264 is $23 million!
On the other hand, Dustin’s base salary for this fight was $1.5 million, and after adding the pay-per-view bonus, his total salary for UFC 264 is $5.1 million.
WATCH: Conor McGregor Breaks His Leg:
• ON THIS DAY IN WRESTLING HISTORY (July 17, 1982) – Georgia Championship Wrestling
On this day in 1982, Georgia Championship Wrestling aired an episode of their weekly TV Show, also called ‘Georgia Championship Wrestling’.
The show featured pre-taped matches, interviews & storyline segments featuring several GCW Wrestlers, presented by Gordon Solie.
Here’s the card:
Masked Superstar vs. Terry Gibbs
Brad Armstrong is presented the”Rookie of the Year” Award
Don Muraco vs. Charlie White
Mr. Wrestling II vs. Buzz Sawyer
The Freebirds vs. Rick Benefield & Chick Donovan
Ole Anderson & Stan Hansen vs. Tom James & Rick Thor
Paul Orndorff vs. Abdul Zataar