mgm-grand-garden-arena-2.jpgLAS VEGAS – Saturday’s UFC 160 event drew an announced attendance of 11,089 and a live gate of $2.942 million.

UFC President Dana White announced the figures at the night’s post-event news conference, which MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) attended.

UFC 160 took place at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, and the main card aired on pay-per-view following prelims on FX and Facebook. In the headliner, heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez defended his title with a first-round TKO of Antonio Silva.

The Nevada State Athletic Commission will announce official attendance and gate figures in the coming week.

The UFC’s previous event at MGM Grand, UFC 155, drew 13,561 attendees for a nearly $3,3 gate back in December.

The MGM Grand Garden Arena’s all-time top UFC gates, as compiled by MMAjunkie.com, include:

  • UFC 148 (Silva vs. Sonnen II): $6,901,655 gate (15,104 attendance)
  • UFC 66 (Liddell vs. Ortiz II): $5,397,300 (13,761 attendance)
  • UFC 91 (Couture vs. Lesnar): $4,815,675 (14,272)
  • UFC 71 (Liddell vs. Jackson): $4,304,000 (14,728)
  • UFC 94 (St. Pierre vs. Penn II): $4,290,000 (14,885)
  • UFC 116 (Lesnar vs. Carwin): $4,053,990 (12,740)

For the latest on UFC 160, stay tuned to the UFC Events section of the site.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC Fight Night 99 draws announced attendance of 7,222 for $850,000 live gate in Belfast

  • 19 days ago
  • 4 views

BELFAST, Northern Ireland – Today’s UFC Fight Night 99 event drew an announced attendance of 7,222 and a live gate of $850,000.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC Fight Night 101 draws announced sell-out of 13,721 for $2.2 million AUD live gate

  • 12 days ago
  • 15 views

MELBOURNE, Australia – Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 101 event drew an announced attendance of 13,721 for a live gate of $2.2 million AUD.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC Fight Night 100 draws announced attendance of 9,028

  • 19 days ago
  • 5 views

SAO PAULO – Today’s UFC Fight Night 100 event drew an announced attendance of 9,028.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC Fight Night 101: Whittaker vs. Brunson Draws Sellout Crowd | MMAWeekly.com

  • 12 days ago
  • 43 views

UFC Fight Night 101: Whittaker vs. Brunson gate and attendance figures from Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. read news >>

TUF 24 Finale draws announced 2,044 fans for $188,602 live gate in Las Vegas

  • 5 days ago
  • 1 views

LAS VEGAS – Saturday’s UFC event, The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale, drew an announced attendance of 2,044 for a live gate of $188,602.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC 205 draws 20,427 fans in New York City debut, smashes gate record with $17.7 million

  • 26 days ago
  • 10 views

NEW YORK – Saturday’s UFC 205 event drew an announced attendance of 20,427 and a live gate of $17.7, which shattered the UFC’s previous live gate record and set a new venue record for Madison Square read news >>

Conor McGregor Snags a Second Belt and a Bonus at UFC 205 | MMAWeekly.com

  • 26 days ago
  • 25 views

UFC president Dana White announced the fighter bonuses stemming from UFC 205 during the event's post-fight press conference at Madison Square Garden. read news >>

Conor McGregor Says He Wants $100M to Fight Floyd Mayweather

  • 22 days ago
  • 36 views

Conor McGregor is demanding a $100 million payday to box Floyd Mayweather Jr. and has said the retired 49-0 veteran is "afraid of a real fight" as the pair continue their war of words. TMZ Sports cap read news >>

UFC Fight Night 99: Mousasi vs. Hall Gate and Attendance from Belfast | MMAWeekly.com

  • 19 days ago
  • 7 views

UFC Fight Night 99: Mousasi vs. Hall 2 gate and attendance figures from SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland. read news >>

Fedor Signs Mult-Fight Deal with Bellator | MMAWeekly.com

  • 19 days ago
  • 21 views

Bellator on Saturday announced its latest free agent signing, and it was a big one: Fedor Emelianenko. His first fight is already inked. read news >>