“Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final” Draws 5,413 attendees
"Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final" earns $226,005 live gate.
The recently concluded “Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final” event has drawn over 5,413 attendees for a $226,005 live gate. 2,609 attendees out of 5,413 (48 %) received complimentary tickets. This data was released by the California State Athletic Commission.
This figure far less than the previous Strikeforce events like “Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Gracie,” which drew 18,265 attendees in 2006 and “Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg” which earned a $533,215 gate and drew 9,059 attendees in 2011.
“Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final” was held at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Californina, last May 19 and headlined a bout between Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier. Cormier emerged as the winner in the fifth round, by earning a unanimous decision.View Article Source »