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  • 3 years ago
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This weekend's "UFC 127: Penn vs. Fitch" matched a company record by selling out the host venue in just 22 minutes. With the card now in the books, UFC officials say it qualified as the largest gate ever generated by the promotion outside of North America. However, if the vision of the promotion's U.K. division head is correct, a future event Down Under may challenge for the company's worldwide marks. read news >>

  • a month ago
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MEXICO CITY – Saturday’s UFC 180 event drew an announced attendance of 21,000 fans in Mexico.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC Fight Night 55 had close to 10,000 Australian fans attend the daytime event at the ?Allphones Arena in Sydney on Saturday. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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SYDNEY - The UFC's third-ever trip to Sydney was the most successful 'Fight Night' event in the company's history in terms of box office success, according to promotion officials. "UFC on FX 2: Alves vs. Kampmann," which took place Saturday at Sydney's Allphones Arena but aired live in the U.S. Friday night on FX, drew a reported 14,537 attendees for a live gate of $2.2 million. UFC president Dana White revealed the figures at the evening's post-event press conference, which MMAjunkie read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Saturday's UFC on Versus 6 event proved a record-setting show in the event series' history. The show, which took place at Washington, D.C.'s Verizon Center, set UFC on Versus records for both attendance (9,380) and live gate ($706,775). MMAjunkie.com learned of the figures at the night's post-event press conference. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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SEATTLE - The UFC's first-ever trip to Seattle was the most successful UFC Fight Night event in the company's history in terms of box office success, according to promotion officials. Saturday night's "UFC Fight Night 24: Nogueira vs. Davis" event drew a reported 14,212 attendees for a live gate of $1,182,850. MMAjunkie.com confirmed the attendance and gate figures with company officials at the evening's post-event press conference. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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LONDON - As expected, Saturday's "UFC 120: Bisping vs. Akiyama" set a European record for attendance with a reported total of 17,133 spectators packing The O2 in London. The show also generated a reported £1.6 million (approximately $2.34 million), which left it short of 2007's UFC 75 event, which also took place at The O2 and generated a reported mark of $2.7 million, the current record gate for Europe. UFC president Dana White issued both figures at the evening's post-event press co read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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LONDON - Brace yourself Canada; the UFC may soon be coming to a retractable-roof stadium near you. At a special Q&A session at today's UFC Fan Expo London 2010 at the Earls Court Exhibition Centre in London, UFC co-owner and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta said the world's largest MMA promotion is targeting April 2011 for its first-ever event in Toronto. And if Fertitta has his way, the 60,000-seat Rogers Centre will play host to the show. read news >>

  • 5 years ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship's sophomore event in Montreal set a new North American MMA attendance record with 21,451 attendees, who combined for a staggering $4.9 million gate. read news >>

  • 5 years ago
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The UFC's first-ever trip to Tennessee netted a UFC Fight Night record attendance with 10,267 attendees. read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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As the UFC's 2015 schedule becomes clearer, a major focal point moving forward for international executive Tom Wright is ironing out the details of promotion's grand entrance into Melbourne. Mixed martial arts has been legal for some time in the Australian state of Victoria, however competition within a cage was strictly prohibited under the previous Liberal government. Wright now sees the reversal of that ban as "imminent" following recent electoral wins by the Victorian Labor party, and while read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Gilbert Melendez has never been finished in the Octagon and Anthony Pettis thinks he is the guy to do it. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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The UFC kicks off its slate of 2015 network-televised events with UFC on FOX 14. Check out a video preview of the big January show.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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The UFC is apparently set to make a big splash in Melbourne next year. The Daily Telegraph in Australia is reporting that the UFC will debut in the city on Nov. 15, 2015 at Etihad Stadium, which holds north of 50,000 people. UFC stars like Jon Jones, Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor are all being considered to headline what would be UFC 193, according to the paper. The event has not been made official by the UFC. The Telegraph reported that it will likely be announced in the coming weeks. UFC off read news >>

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