Affliction tops $2 mil at gate

The California State Athletic Commission on Monday released the attendance and gate receipts for the debut mixed martial arts event of Afflcition, dubbed "Banned." The event took place on Saturday, July 19, 2008 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.

According to the CSAC, Banned had a paid attendance of 11,242; complimentary attendance of 3,590; and was left with 740 deadwood or unsold tickets. The total attendance of the event was 14,832.

Gross receipts for paid attendance was $2,085,510 compared to a total fighter payroll of $3,321,000. The total value of the complimentary tickets was $600,500. The total value of unsold tickets was $157,400.

Affliction "Banned" Paid Attendance/Gross Receipts*: $2,085,510

Affliction "Banned" Fighter Payroll*: $3,321,000

*As reported to the California State Athletic Commission

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