Nevada Commission: UFC 137 Rakes $3.9 Million Gate


Nick Diaz’s win over B.J. Penn at UFC 137 earned more than $3.9 Million. | Photo: Dave Mandel


The Nevada State Athletic Commission Thursday confirmed the live viewership figures for UFC 137, announcing that the Oct. 29 event was attended by 10,313 spectators for a live gate of $3,900,650.

NSAC Executive Director Keith Kizer emailed Sherdog.com the figures on Thursday morning. Of the total spectators in attendance, 8,179 purchased tickets while an additional 2,134 attendees were provided complimentary admission. A total of 409 tickets remained that were neither sold nor comped.

Held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, UFC 137 was headlined by a bloody welterweight battle between Nick Diaz and B.J. Penn. Diaz used his superior reach to stifle the former two-division world champion, keeping Penn at distance and assaulting him with hundreds of punches en route to a unanimous decision victory.

The venue also provided a closed-circuit feed of the event, which was attended by 723 patrons and drew a gate of $26,150. In all, 523 attendees paid for their admission, while 200 tickets were comped. A total of 2,081 tickets for the closed-circuit feed went unused.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

  • 24 days ago
  • 6 views

The Nevada State Athletic Commission issued medical suspensions to 12 fighters following this past weekend’s UFC 182 event, and four could face lengthy suspensions.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 43 views

If the Nevada State Athletic Commission knew UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones failed a drug test nearly two weeks before UFC 182, why didn’t it say anything?Filed under: Featured Videos, News read news >>

  • 10 days ago
  • 15 views

UFC light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva has sued the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) and is claiming the government regulatory body exceeded their authority when they issued a lifetime ban in S read news >>

  • 10 days ago
  • 0 views

Self-described retired UFC light heavyweight and PRIDE legend Wanderlei Silva has sued the Nevada State Athletic Commission, claiming that they overstepped their boundaries by handing him a lifetime read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 1 views

LAS VEGAS – Saturday’s UFC 182 event drew an announced attendance of 11,575 for a live gate of $3.7 million.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 9 views

The UFC, Reebok and the Nevada Athletic Commission statements regarding light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones' positive drug test and subsequent entry into a rehab facility. Earlier today, UFC light read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 1 views

The Nevada Athletic Commission released the medical suspensions stemming from UFC 182, which took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Jan. 3. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 11 views

The Nevada Athletic Commission continues to drug test Vitor Belfort randomly, despite the fact that his next fight is scheduled to take place in California. According to NAC executive director Bob Be read news >>

  • 22 days ago
  • 0 views

The Nevada Athletic Commission has randomly drug tested middleweight superstar, Vitor Belfort three times ahead of UFC 184, and plans to test him once more before handing off testing duties to the Ca read news >>