Today’s UFC Fight Night 136 event drew an announced attendance of 22,603 fans for a live gate of $1.84 million.
The attendance number in Moscow, according to UFC officials was the fifth-largest crowd in the promotion’s history and the largest MMA event ever in Russia. It was the UFC’s debut in Russia.
UFC officials announced the figures following the event, which MMAjunkie attended.
In the heavyweight main event, Aleksei Oleinik (57-11-1 MMA, 6-2 UFC) submitted Mark Hunt (13-13-1 MMA, 8-7-1 UFC) with a first-round rear-naked choke. In the light heavyweight co-feature, Jan Blachowicz (23-7 MMA, 6-4 UFC) tapped out Nikita Krylov (24-6 MMA, 6-4 UFC) in the second with a D’Arce choke. Both Oleinik and Blachowicz won $50,000 bonuses for their performances.
UFC Fight Night 136 took place Saturday at Olympic Stadium in Moscow. The entire card streamed on UFC Fight Pass.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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