UFC On Versus 2 Draws Over 8,000

UFC on Versus 2 posterThe Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to San Diego, Calif., and the Versus sports network on Sunday night, drawing well at the San Diego Sports Arena.

According to UFC officials, UFC on Versus 2: Jones vs. Matyushenko pulled in an unofficial attendance of 8,132 fans, garnering a live gate of $489,685.

The promotion’s first event in San Diego was a special UFC Fight Night for the United States Marines stationed at the Miramar military base. Diego Sanchez knocked out Joe Riggs in that night’s main event.