MENU
#Conor McGregor #Cris Cyborg #UFC 211 #Nate Diaz #Bellator 179 #Rory MacDonald #Paul Daley #Diaz vs. McGregor 2 #Angela Magana #Daniel Cormier #Jon Jones


UFC on Fuel TV 5 marked the promotion’s first time in Nottingham, England, drawing an attendance of 7,241 fans amounting to a live gate of $970,000, according to UFC officials at the post-fight press conference.

It wasn’t a sellout, but it was a fairly full house in an arena that holds in the neighborhood of 8,000.

Those aren’t staggering numbers, but they are very solid of a UFC on Fuel TV card.

UFC president Dana White held up the comparison of the Jon Jones headlined UFC 152 fight card, which drew $1.92 million with 16,900 fans.  Those are much larger numbers, but the Fuel TV card in Nottingham drew well in a new location and with no title fights, so White was happy.

“We did almost a million-dollar gate (in American dollars),” said the UFC boss. “It’s a good market over here. There’s a lot of crazy fans over here. Everywhere we go, the places are packed.”

The only UFC on Fuel TV fight card that has drawn pay-per-view type numbers was UFC on Fuel TV 2 in Sweden. With Swiss fighter Alexander Gustafsson headlining, that card drew an attendance of 15,428 for a live gate of $2.23 million.

Stay tuned to MMAWeekly.com for all of your UFC on Fuel TV 5 post-fight coverage.

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

Related News

UFC 211: Miocic vs. dos Santos 2 Gate and Attendance From Dallas | MMAWeekly.com

  • 10 days ago
  • 3 views

UFC president Dana White revealed the gate and attendance numbers from UFC 211: Miocic vs. dos Santos 2 during the event's post-fight press conference. read news >>

UFC 211 draws announced attendance of 17,834 for $2,662,645 live gate in Dallas

  • 10 days ago
  • 3 views

DALLAS – Saturday’s UFC 211 event drew an announced attendance of 17,834 and a live gate of $2,662,645.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Dana White Expects Conor McGregor Will Sign Floyd Mayweather Agreement on Sunday | MMAWeekly.com

  • 10 days ago
  • 10 views

At the UFC 211 Post-Fight Presser, Dana White told the media that he expects Conor McGregor to sign an executed agreement to box Floyd Mayweather on Sunday. read news >>

Luke Rockhold to Dana White: 'Think Before You Run Your Mouth' | MMAWeekly.com

  • 7 days ago
  • 406 views

Luke Rockhold didn't take kindly to UFC president Dana White's recent comment that he "hasn't earned anything." He had a pointed response for White. read news >>

Dana White: Conor McGregor side of Floyd Mayweather fight negotiations a done deal

  • 6 days ago
  • 28 views

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has met Dana White’s deadline to finalize his side of the terms for a mega boxing fight with Floyd Mayweather.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

McGregor vs. Mayweather Bout Waiting on Floyd to Agree, Dana White Says

  • 6 days ago
  • 58 views

UFC President Dana White said Wednesday night that he has completed negotiations with Conor McGregor in hopes of setting up a showdown against Floyd Mayweather Jr. later this year. Appearing on TNT's read news >>

James Vick grabs bull by horns after UFC 211, gets new contract meeting with Dana White

  • 5 days ago
  • 8 views

James Vick was upset he didn’t get a performance bonus for knocking out Marco Polo Reyes at UFC 211. So he took his complaint directly to UFC brass.Filed under: News, Radio Highlight, UFC read news >>

Conor McGregor Tearing Up the Playbook En Route to Combat Sports Ultimate Fight

  • 5 days ago
  • 11 views

On Monday night, UFC president Dana White and his promotion’s lightweight champion Conor McGregor announced that they’d struck a deal on the sharing of their side of a fight purse generated by a boxi read news >>

UFC Fight Night Mexico City Draws Flyweight Headliner | MMAWeekly.com

  • 2 days ago
  • 8 views

The recently announced UFC Fight Night event slated for Aug. 5 in Mexico City now has a headlining bout. read news >>

Dana White: Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw is Not Canceled | MMAWeekly.com

  • 10 days ago
  • 6 views

Despite Cody Garbrandt's doubts about his back injury, UFC president Dana White on Friday declared that his fight with TJ Dillashaw was not being canceled. read news >>