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“Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson” draws 8,311 attendance, $638K live gate

Saturday’s “Strikeforce and M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Henderson” event drew an announced 8,311 attendance and a $638,470 live gate.

The Showtime-televised event took place at Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill., near Chicago.

Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker announced the figures following the show.


Majority of Tickets Comped at Strikeforce Challengers 17

Over 70 percent of the crowd at the Palms Casino Resort watched Strikeforce Challengers 17 on July 22 live for free, according to official numbers released Monday by the Nevada athletic commission.

The Las Vegas event, headlined by a third meeting between Bobby Voelker and Roger Bowling, sold a total of 458 tickets for a gate of $42,987.50. Meanwhile, 1,418 tickets were papered and 98 left unsold.


Photo: Dan Henderson (Sherdog)