Top domain sale of 2011 blown out of the water by sale of for $270,000

Ip Man Donnie Yen

It wasn’t like the sale of was expected to stay at the top of DNJournal’s year-to-date domain sales charts at $100,000., which sold at AfternicDLS for $100,000 in early January has now been blown out of the water by the sale of over at GreatDomains for $270,000.

In 2008, the domain sold at Moniker for $230,000.  By the time the New Year rang in for 2009, it finished at #36 among the top sales of 2008, the same year sold for $9,999,950.

But you can’t expect to enjoy its reign at the top too long in 2011 either, with domain names like and  up for sale. is expected to fetch a price tag in the millions.

Though billionaire Calvin Ayre has no comment on whether he’ll bid on, some think he’ll be the new owner by the beginning of February. 

At the time of this story, is parked at Sedo.  The registrant’s information is hidden by Moniker’s Privacy Services.