UFN 22 draws reported 7,724 attendance for $595,900 live gate

source: mmajunkie.com
 

The UFC's first-ever trip to Austin, Texas, was one of the most successful UFC Fight Night events in terms of box office success, according to company officials.

Wednesday night's "UFC Fight Night 22: Marquardt vs. Palhares" drew a reported 7,724 attendees for a live gate of $595,900,

MMAjunkie.com confirmed the attendance and gate figures with company officials at the evening's post-event press conference.

UFC Fight Night 22 took place Wednesday at the Frank Erwin Center and aired on Spike TV. The card served as the lead-in for the debut episode of "The Ultimate Fighter 12."

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation should release official figures in the coming weeks. Both the attendance and gate figures rank among the top 10 in all-time UFC Fight Night history.

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