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UFC 177: Payout Perspective

Welcome to another edition of Payout Perspective  This time we take a look at UFC 177 which took place at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California where T.J. Dillashaw defeated his bantamweight title against Joe Soto. Read more »

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UFC 177: Payout Perspective

Welcome to another edition of Payout Perspective  This time we take a look at UFC 177 which took place at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California where T.J. Dillashaw defeated his bantamweight title against Joe Soto. Read more »

September 1, 2014 | Jason Cruz

UFC 177 attendance, gate and bonuses

MMA Junkie reports the attendance, gate and bonuses for UFC 177.  Despite the last-minute main event change and the lack of star power, UFC fans came out to see their hometown fighter, T.J. Dillashaw as it drew 11,1000 for a gate of $700,000. Read more »

August 30, 2014 | Jason Cruz

Ticket demand nears all-time low for UFC 177

MMA Payout has learned that UFC 177 is one of the weakest markets for ticket in he UFC in some time.  Even before the announcement that Renan Barao would not be in the main event, the average ticket price on the secondary market according to SeatGeek is just $136.  It’s worth noting that the event is not sold out as of Friday afternoon. Read more »

August 29, 2014 | Jason Cruz

UFC 180 sells out in 8 hours

The UFC has announced that the tickets for UFC 180 sold out in just 8 hours.  It’s the first UFC event to be held in Mexico on November 15th at Mexico City’s Arena Ciudad de Mexico. Read more »

August 29, 2014 | Jason Cruz

Barao out of main event at UFC 177

MMA Junkie reports that Renan Barao is out of tomorrow’s UFC 177 main event against T.J. Dillashaw.  Barao passed out while attempting to cut weight for Friday’s weigh-ins.  As a result, former Bellator champ and newcomer Joe Soto gets the shot tomorrow night. Read more »

August 29, 2014 | Jason Cruz