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UFC 150 Earned $650,000 at Live Gate With an Attendance of 15,008 Fans

Written on August 13, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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"UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II" was held at at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, last Saturday night

president has announced the total number of attendees and live gate earnings for last Saturday’s “ 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II” event, during the show’s post-event press conference.

reportedly drew an attendance of 15,008 Fans, with a live gate earnings of $650,000.

The UFC event took place at Denver’s Pepsi Center, with its main card aired on pay-per-view and its prelims shown on on FX and streamed on Facebook.

The show was headlined by a lightweight title rematch between champion and former champ Frankie Edgar. Henderson retained his belt with a close split decision, after the judges ruled on twice on his favor with a 48-47 score and only 49-46 for the challenger.

The co-main event, was won by Donald Cerrone after defeating Melvin Guillard with a KO. Cerrone was awarded “Knockout of the Night” and “Fight of the Night” bonuses, worth $60,000 each.

UFC promotion last visited Denver’s Pepsi Center, last September 2011 for their UFC 135 show. The event drew only 16,344 fans, with a live gate of nearly $2.1 million.

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