UFC on Fox 8 Gate and Attendance

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UFC on Fox 8 Gate and Attendance
UFC on Fox 8 Gate and Attendance

The Ultimate Fighting Championship released the attendance and gate figures for Saturday’s UFC on Fox 8: Johnson vs. Moraga event in Seattle at the post fight press conference.

7,816 spectators went to KeyArena to witness the 12-fight card, resulting in $735,000 in gate revenue.

Demetrius Johnson defended his UFC flyweight title by submitting challenger John Moraga in the final round of the main event.

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Johnson’s speed and ability to get the fight to the ground kept Moraga neutralized throughout the championship bout.  In the final round, Johnson secured a takedown and applied an arm bar that forced Moraga to tap out or suffer injury.

Rory MacDonald proved his top-three welterweight ranking by defeating Jake Ellenberger by a clear unanimous decision in the co-main event.

The night of fights also featured Robbie Lawler adding another highlight reel knockout to his career highlights with a knockout of Bobby Voelker and Liz Carmouche becoming the first female fighter to log two fights in the UFC with her technical knockout win over Germain de Randamie.

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