Dana White did an interview with ESPN's Ryan Hockensmith and spilled a few gems. Most notably this comment:
What are the ramifications of a Georges St.-Pierre win against BJ Penn? And what if Penn wins?
I'm not worried about that; I'm worried about the fight itself. I think it's going to be the biggest fight we've ever done. The last Lesnar pay-per-view did really well, and then our Dec. 27 show crushed it.
When you say it crushed it, are we talking a million buys for Griffin/Evans?
I don't want to get into numbers too much—that's our policy. But it crushed it. I'll say this: The Christmas show crushed the Lesnar fight by 150,000-175,000 buys.
First of all, I'm still not sold on the GSP/BJ Penn being the biggest fight the UFC has ever done(PPV wise). I'll be speaking more on that in a couple of days, or basically when I get a chance to lay everything out. However, UFC 92 surpassing the totals of UFC 91? By that many PPV buys? The most credible estimate has been that UFC 91 did just a tad over 1 million buys. So if that estimate is correct, then UFC 92 did almost 1.2 million buys surpassing the all time mark of UFC 66. Which would also mean the UFC did back to back PPV card that surpassed the 1 million mark. That's incredible regardless of the situation. However, to do it now during this economic crisis, PLUS during the Christmas holidays? I you can do is tip your hat to the UFC.
White also goes on record again stating he doesn't think Affliction will host a third show(I don't either), and speaks on Fedor among other things. Check it out and leave your thoughts with me.