"TUF 10" Finale Gate Numbers In

December 17, 2009
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Keith Kizer, Executive Director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, on Thursday released official attendance numbers and live gate revenue for “The Ultimate Fighter” season ten finale, which took place Dec. 5 at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas.

According to official NSAC figures, 12, 791 fans attended the event. 1,310 were paid attendees, while 481 tickets were issued as “comps.” 355 tickets went unsold.

The total live gate take for the show was $503, 600. The UFC initially reported $504, 350 in revenue.

Roy Nelson took the crown of “Ultimate Fighter” at the event, earning a multi-fight, multi-year contract with the promotion with a knockout over finalist Brendan Schaub.

In the main event, Jon Jones was disqualified against Matt Hamill for throwing several illegal elbows from the mount in the fight’s first round. Jones is currently appealing the NSAC to change the ruling.

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