Event UFC pertama di Michigan sejak 2010, UFC218 dilaporkan mendapatkan $2juta, diumumkan oleh Dana White, presiden UFC saat post-fight conference.
Sellout attendance berupa 17,587, rata-rata $113.72 per tiket.
UFC218 diadakan pagi ini, Minggu, 3 Desemeber jam 10 pagi (WIB), Sabtu, 2 Desember jam 10 waktu setempat (Detroit, Michigan).
Salah satu fight yang paling dinantikan adalah antara dua heavyweight yang memperebutkan kesempatan untuk melawan Stipe Miocic, UFC Heavyweight Champion. Francis Ngannou Vs Alistair Overeem.
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Main event UFC 218 adalah perebutan gelar UFC Featherweigh Division antara Max Holloway dan mantan juara UFC Featherweigh, Jose Aldo Jr.
Holloway menang via TKO di ronde ketiga.
DETROIT – The UFC’s first event in Michigan since 2010 drew a reported gate of $2 million.
UFC President Dana White revealed the total at Saturday night’s post-UFC 218 press conference, which MMAjunkie attended.
White said the gate was generated by a sellout attendance of 17,587, representing an average figure of $113.72 per ticket issued.
UFC 218 took place Saturday at the new Little Caesars Arena in downtown Detroit and was the UFC’s first event in Michigan since UFC 123 in 2010. The main card aired live on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
In the night’s main event, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) earned a second consecutive victory over former champ Jose Aldo (26-4 MMA, 8-3 UFC), once again stopping him in the third round.
Meanwhile, the co-feature saw heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou (11-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) earn a shot at the title with a devastating first-round knockout of Alistair Overeem (43-16 MMA, 8-5 UFC).