UFC 183 Attendance Produces a Top 10 Gate for Silva vs. Diaz in Las Vegas

February 1, 2015
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UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz pulled in strong numbers in regard to both attendance and the live gate receipts.

Anderson Silva vs Nick Diaz UFC 183 MD 750The event, which took place Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, was strong enough to become one of the top ten events in Nevada’s MMA history. UFC 183 pulled in an announced attendance of 13,114, amounting to a live gate of $4.5 million.

Nevada records its top draws in terms of gate amount. Pulling in $4.5 million puts UFC 183 squarely at No. 9 on the state’s list of Top MMA Gates, just below UFC 91, which featured Brock Lesnar vs. Randy Couture.

> SEE ALSO: UFC 183 Results: Anderson Silva Decision’s Nick Diaz, Diaz Thinks That He Won Every Round 

UFC 183 featured the return Anderson Silva from a devastating leg injury, and Nick Diaz from a self-imposed pseudo-retirement. Silva dominated the fight, winning a unanimous decision from the judges.

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