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.

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