UFC on Fuel TV 1: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger Gate and Attendance Numbers

February 16, 2012

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Wednesday night released the gate and attendance figures for UFC on Fuel TV 1: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger.

6,283 spectators attended the organization’s second trip to the Omaha Civic Auditorium in Nebraska on Wednesday, garnering $405,895 in gate receipts.

Omaha’s own Jake Ellenberger defeated Diego Sanchez in the main event by unanimous decision establishing himself as a top contender in the UFC’s welterweight division.

The nine-fight card was the Las Vegas-based fight promotion’s debut on Fuel TV.

The numbers were down from the first UFC event held in Omaha in September of 2008.  9,103 fans attended UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs. Neer, bringing in $700,000 at the gate.

UFC on Fuel TV 1: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger full results:

Main Card (on Fuel TV):
-Jake Ellenberger vs. Diego Sanchez by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28), R3
-Stefan Struve def. Dave Herman by TKO (Strikes) at 3:52, R2
-Ronny Markes def. Aaron Simpson by Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28), R3
-Stipe Miocic def. Phil De Fries by TKO (Strikes) at 0:43, R1
-T.J. Dillashaw def. Walel Watson by Unanimous Decision (30-25, 30-25, 30-26), R3
-Ivan Menjivar def. John Albert by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 3:45, R1

Preliminary Bouts (on Facebook):
-Jonathan Brookins def. Vagner Rocha by KO (Punches) at 1:32, R1
-Buddy Roberts vs. Sean Loeffler – CANCELED DUE TO INJURY
-Justin Salas def. Anton Kuivanen by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-27), R3
-Tim Means def. Bernardo Magalhaes by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26), R3

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