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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 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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