UFC Fight Night 47 attendance, gate and bonuses

August 17, 2014

MMA Junkie reports the attendance, gate and bonuses from Saturday’s Fight Night event from Maine.  Dana White announced the information during the post-fight press conference.

For its first trip to Maine, the UFC drew 5,329 for a gate of $321, 470.  No comps were mentioned.  The event took place at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine.  According to its web site, the venue can hold up to 8,000.

Bonuses went to Tim Boetsch, Thiago Tavares, Alan Jouban and Seth Baczynski.  Each earned $50,000 each.

Boetsch and Thiago Tavares earned the Performance of the Night honors with the former defeating Brad Tavares with a third round KO.  Jouban and Baczynski won Fight of the Night despite it lasting only 1 round.

Payout Perspective:

The event attendance was comparable to UFC FN 45 in Atlantic City (4,115/no gate announced).  Based on the attendance and gate alone, this may be seen as a disappointment if you compare it to how UFC FN 44 in San Antonio (9,227/$728K gate) and UFC FN 42 in Albuquerque (8,775/$697K).  The UFC is trying to expand its market to regions it has yet to visit and it is discovering where not to return.  One might argue that ratings on FS1 will matter more than the gate but its still something to take note.

 

9 Responses to “UFC Fight Night 47 attendance, gate and bonuses”

  1. Saldathief on August 17th, 2014 10:32 PM

    I could have told you Main was a loser without going up there and losing a few million lol I seriously think the UFC doesn’t care or are completely stupid and delusional!

  2. D on August 18th, 2014 8:50 AM

    SalDAQUEEF with more of his bullshit.

  3. tops E on August 18th, 2014 1:03 PM

    Ufc sinking….no more excitement even from areas it has never been to….hahahahaha no mma news for days now…nothings happening…momentum down….credit rating would definitely decline…they said before the ufc bizz model is too dependent on events….well with this kind of event in maine…it does not look good at all hahaha

  4. tops E on August 18th, 2014 1:04 PM

    Event from areas

  5. tops E on August 18th, 2014 1:05 PM

    Will it soon overtake soccer? Hahaha

  6. D on August 18th, 2014 1:38 PM

    Look at Tops Squirm!! He’s desperate!!! He’s a sinking ship!!! HAHAHAHAHA!!

  7. Derek on August 18th, 2014 1:51 PM

    I really hope this TOPS idiot is a virgin 12 year old boy. Always posting the same stupid shit posts. Do everyone a favor that visits this website and shove your head up a goat’s ass. You are just annoying like a fly.

  8. tops E on August 18th, 2014 10:16 PM

    Bkb boxing fight of rosado vs vera was entertaining…unlike this ufc fightcard hahaha

  9. D on August 19th, 2014 6:35 AM

    Topps is desperate!!! HAHA!! Look at him lie!! HAHAHA!! Sinking ship!!

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