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UFC 135 Gets 16,344 Attendance for $2M Gate

Written on September 26, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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UFC 135 drew 16,344 MMA fans to the Pepsi Center in Denver last Saturday for a $2 million live gate.

The UFC 135: Jones vs Rampage event held last Saturday was a success, attaining over 16,000 attendants and a live gate of $2 million. UFC President, Dana White, announced the good news during the evening’s post-event conference. The event, which took place at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, witnessed the submission victory of Jon Jones over Quinton “Rampage” Jackson.

The exact number of the complimentary tickets delivered was not disclosed, but reports have claimed that the numbers have a revenue of $122.37 per ticket issued.

UFC 135 is said to be the first UFC event that was held in Denver since “The Ultimate Ultimate” show way back in December 1995. Meanwhile, the company was reported to have visited the Broomfield, Colorado two times, but only for the UFC Fight Night and UFC on Versus cards.

The Colorado State Boxing Commission is expected to formally confirm the given figures soon.

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UFC 135: Jones vs Jackson Quick Results

Written on September 26, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Results for UFC 135 are now in! See who took home the light heavyweight championship belt last Saturday.

Last Saturday, Jon Jones defended his light heavyweight championship belt for the first time — facing its former owner, Quinton “Rampgae” Jackson. Who among them was able to take home the title?

See the complete UFC 135: Jone vs Jackson results after the break.

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UFC 135: Jones vs Jackson Picks

Written on September 22, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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UFC 135 is fast approaching, and Fighting Insider just want to know: Who do you think will win on Saturday's showdown?

The feud between Jon Jones and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson continues to escalate, heading to Saturday’s UFC 135 showdown. The much-favored Jon Jones will make another example out of Rampage Jackson, while the former light heavyweight title holder will attempt to steal the belt and get the hype out of the 24-year-old king. Can Quinton “Rampage” […]

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UFC 135: Jones vs Jackson Conference Call Audio

Written on September 21, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Before you get ready for a UFC 135 action, check out their conference call audio last Monday.

The Ultimate Fighting Championships has finally decided to take full steam ahead to downtown Denver with UFC 135: Jones vs Jackson. The reigning light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, will put his belt on the line against former title holder — Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Also in the fight card is Matt Hughes, who will step in to face returning welterweight contender — Josh Koscheck.

The promotion held a UFC 135 conference call last Monday to field questions from the press. In relation to this, MMA Weekly posted the full audio of the call. Hit the play button at the video after the break.

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UFC 135: Jones vs Jackson Fight Odds

Written on September 20, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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At OddsShark, Jon Jones goes -500 while Rampage Jackson is an underdog at +400.

UFC 135: Jones vs Jackson is just less than a week away, and OddsShark has already posted its fight odds for the upcoming event. For the first time, since snatching the light heavyweight title from Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Jon Jones will defend his title against former titleholder — Quinton “Rampage” Jackson.

Jon Jones has blown through each of his Octagon opponents, amassing a 7-1 record under the UFC banner. That said, it’s a no brainer that he is a favorite at -500. Rampage Jackson, on the other hand, was able to beat Matt Hamill at UFC 130 — earning his shot at the light heavyweight title. However, he is a odds-on underdog with a +400 mark.

Will Quinton “Rampage” Jackson be able to pull it off on Saturday? UFC 135: Jones vs Jackson will go down on September 24 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.

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MMA Events of the Week: September 23 – 25

Written on September 19, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Be in the know for more MMA action!

Are you in the know? This Monday, Fighting Insider collated a list of MMA competitions around the globe that will kick off this week. Get hyped and be ready for action, as one of the MMA events posted below might be in the city near you.

Check out the schedules of MMA competitions set to go down this week after the break.

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