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Sunday, 10/09/2011, 09:23 am

UFC 136 earns $2.23 million at the gate, 16,164 in attendance with complete sellout

Last night’s UFC 136 event drew in a crowd of 16,164 Mixed Martial Arts fans for a live gate total of $2.23 million.

UFC president Dana White confirmed these figures with the media who attended the post-fight press conference following the evening’s main card.

UFC 136 took place Saturday, October 8 from the Toyota Center in Houston Texas. The pay-per-view event featured a main event for the UFC’s lightweight title in a trilogy fight between champion Frankie Edgar and Challenger Gray Maynard that saw Edgar knockout his opponent in the fourth round. In the co-main event, Jose Aldo was able to outpoint Kenny Florian after five-rounds of action to win a unanimous decision victory.


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