ATLANTA – Saturday’s UFC 236 event drew an announced attendance of 14,297 fans for a live gate of $1,908,721.
UFC officials announced the figures following the event, which MMAjunkie attended. UFC 236 took place Saturday at State Farm Arena in Atlanta. The main card aired on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+.
In the headliner, Dustin Poirier (25-5 MMA, 17-4 UFC) beat featherweight champion Max Holloway (20-5 MMA, 16-5 UFC) by unanimous decision to win the interim lightweight title.
In the co-feature, Israel Adesanya (16-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) took a 25-minute unanimous decision from Kelvin Gastelum (16-4 MMA, 10-4 UFC) to win the interim middleweight title. Like Poirier-Holloway, the Adesanya-Gastelum fight was awarded co-“Fight of the Night” honors.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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