Saturday's latest UFC event, The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale, drew a crowd of "just over 1,800," which produced a live gate of approximately $500,000, a UFC spokesperson confirmed at the post-event press conference.
The finale, which was announced as a sellout, took place at The Pearl, an intimate venue at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.
The 10-bout event concluded the latest season of the UFC's reality series, "The Ultimate Fighter: U.S. vs. U.K.," and aired on Spike TV.
The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale was the fifth consecutive TUF finale to be held at The Pearl.
The finale produced the latest set of "TUF" champions, lightweight Ross Pearson and welterweight James Wilks, who both competed for Michael Bisping's U.K. squad of fighters. Additionally, Diego Sanchez pushed his way toward the top of the lightweight title picture with a phenomenal split-decision win over a game Clay Guida in the night's main event.
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