UFC 143 which took place earlier this month drew a reported 9,015 attendance figure for a $2,389,975 live gate. Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer today emailed the figures to Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com).
The event was headlined by a UFC interim welterweight title fight between Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit and took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Condit earned a controversial unanimous decision win over Diaz to become the new UFC interim welterweight champion.
The co-main event saw top ten heavyweight Fabricio Werdum best TUF 10 winner Roy Nelson in a one sided unanimous decision victory.
The NSAC reports that there were 2,288 complimentary/free tickets issued with 751 tickets going unsold for the event.