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Official Gate, Attendance Numbers Are In For UFC 148

Well, after several weeks, we now know where UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II stands in terms of all-time events at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

The card, which was expected to set several new high-water marks, drew an attendance of 15,104 for a live gate total of $6,901,655. Those numbers are tops in terms of events hosted by the UFC, according to a report by MMAjunkie.com. The Nevada Athletic Commission confirmed the numbers.

UFC 148 topped UFC 66, which featured Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz in the main event. That event drew just under $5.4 million.

The initial reports for UFC 148 were over $7 million an attendance of 15,016. In the main event, UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva defended his title against Chael Sonnen.

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