mark-fischer-ufc-fight-night-34

SINGAPORE – Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 34 event drew an announced attendance of 5,216 for the promotion’s first event in Singapore.

UFC executive Marc Fischer announced the figures at the post-event news conference, which MMAjunkie attended.

Fischer said the total made the event a sellout.

UFC Fight Night 34 took place at Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore. It was the first event to stream on the UFC’s new Fight Pass digital network.

In the main event, welterweights Tarec Saffiedine (15-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Hyun Gyu Lim (12-4-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) battled for five rounds before Saffiedine took a unanimous decision. The former Strikeforce champion battered Lim with leg kicks, but the underdog refused to go down for good.

A gate total was not announced for the card.

For complete coverage of UFC Fight Night 34, stay tuned to the UFC Events section of the site.

(Pictured: Mark Fischer)

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic Draws Record Attendance Numbers from Brazil

  • 16 days ago
  • 11 views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship took the octagon to Curitiba, Brazil on Saturday for UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic. read news >>

Chael Sonnen Turns Promoter, Launches “Submission Underground” Grappling Event

  • 12 days ago
  • 8 views

The news was announced on Wednesday that former UFC contender Chael Sonnen has turned to promoting. read news >>

UFC Light Heavyweight James Te Huna Announces His Retirement from Fighting

  • 7 days ago
  • 35 views

Thirty-four-year-old UFC light heavyweight James Te Huna announced his retirement from mixed martial arts competition on Monday. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 88: Almeida vs. Garbrandt Gate and Attendance from Las Vegas

  • 2 days ago
  • 10 views

UFC Fight Night 88: Almeida vs. Garbrandt gate and attendance figures from Sunday's Memorial Day Weekend fight card in Las Vegas. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 88 Fighter Bonuses: Cody Garbrandt Hits It Big in Las Vegas

  • 2 days ago
  • 8 views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the fighter bonuses stemming from UFC Fight Night 88: Almeida vs. Garbrandt following Sunday's event in Las Vegas. read news >>

Arlovski-Barnett Headlines Hamburg Event

  • 2 days ago
  • 0 views

Two blockbuster bouts have been announced for the UFC's first visit to Hamburg, Germany on September 3. read news >>

UFC and Dgital Media Launch 'UFC Unfiltered With Jim Norton and Matt Serra'

  • a day ago
  • 0 views

UFC today announced its partnership with DGital Media to launch an exclusive on-demand audio series. “UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra” will be the primary podcast destination for read news >>

UFC Renews Partnership with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation

  • 29 days ago
  • 8 views

UFC today announced the renewal of its partnership with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF). read news >>

UFC to Induct 2016 Hall of Fame Class Following UFC 200

  • 28 days ago
  • 27 views

UFC on Tuesday announced that it will induct its 2016 Hall of Fame class at the UFC Fan Expo following UFC 200. read news >>

Holly Holm Possible UFC on FOX 20 Headliner; Gilbert Melendez vs. Edson Barboza Announced

  • 27 days ago
  • 32 views

UFC on FOX 20 received a bout pitting Gilbert Melendez vs. Edson Barboza, and could also include Holly Holm and Anthony Johnson's next fights. read news >>