On May 28, UFC 130 took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. The event, headlined by a light heavyweight match-up between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Matt Hamill, sold 7,470 tickets and brought in a live gate of $2,577,250.
In addition, a whopping total of 5,283 tickets were given away free as comps. And still, there remained 1,161 tickets left unsold.
On June 4, the TUF 13 Finale, headlined by a welterweight match-up between Ultimate Fighter tournament finalists Tony Ferguson vs. Ramsey Nijem, took place at The Pearl inside the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.
The event brought in a live gate of $440,150 with 1,583 tickets sold. There were 107 tickets left unsold and 452 tickets were given away free as comps.