UFC 119 Third Biggest Event Ever In Indiana

September 26, 2010

The Ultimate Fighting Championship made its Indiana debut on Saturday night at the Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

UFC 119 featured former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir knocking out former Pride Openweight Grand Prix champion Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic in the main event.

Local area fighters Chris Lytle, Sean McCorkle, and Matt Mitrione dotted the card as part of the supporting cast.

The event drew 15,811 fans for a total gate of $1,613,337, according to UFC officials. It was successful enough to land among the top three events ever in Indiana.