UFC Fight Night 49 Gate and Attendance Numbers: 7,119 Spectators Witness dos Anjos Upset Henderson

August 24, 2014
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UFC Fight Night 49 Henderson vs dos Anjos-478x270The Ultimate Fighting Championship released the UFC Fight Night 49: Henderson vs. dos Anjos attendance and gate figures following Saturday’s event in Tulsa, Okla.

7,119 spectators filled BOK Center and witness a fight card full of finishes, including Rafael dos Anjos pulling off a stunning upset win over former lightweight champion Benson Henderson in the main event.  The fight promotion garnered $452,075 in gate receipts in the first event they’ve held in Tulsa in 20 years.

Jordan Mein strengthen his case to be ranked in the top ten UFC welterweight fighters with a quick finish of veteran Mike Pyle in the co-main event while No. 15-ranked middleweight Thales Leites extended his winning streak to seven with a first-round knockout over No. 12-ranked Francis Carmont.  It was Carmont’s third loss in-a-row.

UFC Fight Night 49 Full Results

Main Bouts (on Fox Sports 1):
Rafael dos Anjos def. Benson Henderson by KO at 2:31, R1
Jordan Mein def. Mike Pyle by TKO (strikes)  1:12, R1
Thales Leites def. Francis Carmont by KO at 0:20, R2
Max Holloway def. Clay Collard by TKO (strikes) at 3:47, R3
James Vick def. Walmir Lazaro by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Chas Skelly def. Tom Niinimaki by submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:35, R1

Preliminary Bout (on Fox Sports 2):
Neil Magny def. Alex Garcia by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Beneil Dariush def. Tony Martin by submission (arm-triangle choke) at 3:38, R2
Matt Hobar def. Aaron Phillips by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Ben Saunders def. Chris Heatherly by submission (omoplata) at 2:18, R1

Preliminary Bout (on UFC Fight Pass):
Wilson Reis def. Joby Sanchez by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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