UFC Fight Night 43 draws reported 8,089 attendance for $913,000 live gate


vector-arena-auckland

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 43 event drew an announced attendance of 8,098 and a live gate of $1.04 million New Zealand dollars, which is the equivalent of nearly $913,000 US.

UFC executive Tom Wright announced the figures at the night’s post-event news conference, which MMAjunkie attended.

UFC Fight Night 43 took place at Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand. It was the UFC’s debut in the country.

The card featured a middleweight main event between Nate Marquardt and New Zealand native James Te Huna. Marquardt upset Te Huna with a first-round armbar.

While the number of “comp” or free tickets was not revealed, the figures represent an average revenue of $112.74 US per ticket issued.

For complete coverage of UFC Fight Night 43, stay tuned to the UFC Events section of the site.

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

Related News

  • 6 days ago
  • 1 views

BOSTON – Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 59 event drew an announced attendance of 13,828 for a live gate of $1.34 million.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 21 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 >>

  • 7 days ago
  • 262 views

The official weigh in event for UFC Fight Night 59: "McGregor vs. Siver" is set to go down later today (Sat., Jan. 17, 2015) from inside the Orpheum Theater in Boston, Massachusetts, and you'll need read news >>

  • 7 days ago
  • 5 views

BOSTON – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from today’s UFC Fight Night 59 event at Boston’s TD Garden. You can discuss the event here.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 days ago
  • 30 views

Top-to-bottom coverage of tonight's UFC event from Boston starring featherweights Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver. Join us tonight on Bloody Elbow for live results, in-depth play by play and discussi read news >>

  • 6 days ago
  • 26 views

Watch the UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver post-fight press conference streaming live from the TD Garden in Boston shortly following the event. read news >>

  • 6 days ago
  • 1 views

The UFC Fight Night 59: McGregor vs. Siver gate and attendance figures from the TD Garden in Boston. read news >>

  • 5 days ago
  • 0 views

The UFC announced lightweight match-ups between Masvidal vs. Green and Chiesa vs. Clarke for their upcoming show in Virginia. A pair of intriguing lightweight matches has been placed on the UFC Fight read news >>

  • 2 days ago
  • 2 views

The UFC officially announced its event in Rio de Janeiro on March 21, and added three new bouts to the card. UFC Fight 62, which will be headlined by Urijah Faber vs. Raphael Assuncao in Brazil, feat read news >>