UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 Produces Fifth Highest Gate in Company History

The fight didn’t happen at UFC 200 as was originally expected, but Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor finally rematched at UFC 202 on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

T-Mobile Arena - UFC 200 The numbers didn’t quite match UFC 200’s numbers, but Diaz vs. McGregor 2 did well.

Diaz and McGregor pulled in a crowd of 15,539, which produced a gate of $7,692,010. The gate was the fifth highest in UFC history.

UFC 200, by comparison, drew 18,202 spectators for a gate of $10.7 million.

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The rematch was a strong draw, and the fight lived up to the hype.

Diaz finished McGregor in two rounds in their first fight, but the rematch went all five rounds. It was a back and forth battle, but at the end of the night, the judges scored it as a majority decision in McGregor’s favor.

Will there be a trilogy fight? It certainly looks like the numbers add up to support a third bout, but McGregor still holds the featherweight championship, so it’s unclear how soon another bout between the two might take place.

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