UFC Fight Night 38 Attendance: Fight Card Draws Nearly 7,000 in First Trip to Natal

March 23, 2014
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UFC-Fight-Night-38-poster1UFC Fight Night 38 garnered 6,828 spectators for the company’s Sunday evening event in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.

The Brazilian crowd witnessed a main event that had one of their local favorites, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, succumb to a technical knockout by Dan Henderson in the third round.

The Shogun vs. Henderson bout was a rematch of their UFC 139 bout from November 2011, a fight that also saw Henderson come out on top.

In the co-main event on Sunday, C.B. Dollaway stopped Cezar Ferreira in the first round, knocking out The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil winner.

UFC Fight Night 38 was the organization’s first trip to Natal.

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  • David Huenecke

    I dont know how big the venue is but ive been to pro wrestling events that had more in attendance. To reiterate i dont know how big the venue was so that may be a packed house for the venue.