UFC 113 brings in $3.27 million at the gate; 17,647 in attendance

UFC 113: Machida v Shogun 2

The UFC made it’s third trip to the Bell Centre in Montreal for this past weekend’s ‘UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun II.’ It’s third trip was not as successful as the previous two in the arena, but the organization still had a strong numbers for live gate and attendance.

According to MMAjunkie.com:

The UFC’s third trip to Montreal’s Bell Centre wasn’t quite as lucrative as the promotion’s first two events in the building, but Saturday night’s UFC 113 event still drew a reported crowd of 17,647 attendees. UFC president Dana White also reported a live gate of $3.27 million.

The UFC’s first two events in Montreal, 2009′s UFC 97 and 2008′s UFC 84, each drew more than 21,000 ticket holders. UFC 97 holds the North American attendance record for a mixed martial arts event with 21,451 attendees, and a reported $4.9 million gate. UFC 84 ranks just behind it with 21,390 attendees generating an impressive $5.1 million gate.

Topics: Attendance, Josh Koscheck, Kimbo Slice, Light-Heavyweight Title, Live Gate, Lyoto Machida, Matt Mitrione, MMA, Paul Daley, Shogun Rua, Title Fight, UFC, UFC 113, UFC113

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