EliteXC attendance drops, payout tops $533K

The attendance numbers for the July 26 Elite XC show in Stockton, CA have been reported by the California State Athletic Commission.

According to the report, a total number of tickets printed were 8, 541, and of those tickets available, only 3,701 were sold to attendees while another 2,817 were given away as complimentary tickets.

The total number of fans in attendance for the Elite XC show in Stockton was 6,518.

The final live gate for the event was $268,715, which is still less than the face value amount of money put into the tickets given away as complimentary which totaled out at $340,960.

Two thousand, twenty-three tickets were unsold and left over at the time of the event taking place.

At the inaugural Elite XC-CBS show in May at the Prudential Center in New Jersey, the promotion reported a total attendance of 8,033, but no numbers were released as to the total live gate or complimentary tickets given at the event.

The numbers are seemingly very low considering the promotion's investment in putting local fighters such as Nick Diaz, Jake Shields and Scott Smith on the card to help boost interest in the event.

The attendance number coincides with a much lower television rating that the show garnered as reported by numerous news outlets following the event.

The California State Athletic Commission released the salaries for the Elite XC-CBS event that took place in Stockton, Calif. on July 26.

Jeremy Freitag - $2,500Anthony Ruiz - $5,001 ($2,001 + $3,000 win bonus)Shayna Baszler - $8,000Cristiane Cyborg - $6,000 ($3,000 + $3,000 win bonus)Jake Shields - $45,000 ($35,000 + $10,000 win bonus)Nick Thompson - $25,000 Nick Diaz - $60,000 Thomas Denny - $8,500 David Douglas - $4,000 ($2,500 + $1,500 win bonus) Marlon Mathias - $2,500 Brandon Tarn - $2,000 Drew Montgomery - $3,000 ($1,500 + $1,500 win bonus) Mike Cook - $2,000 Carl Seumanutafa - $4,000 ($2,000 + $2,000 win bonus) Wilson Reis - $5,000 ($2,500 + $2,500 win bonus) Bryan Caraway - $2,000 Rafael Feijao - $20,000 ($10,000 + $10,000 win bonus) Travis Galbraith - $5,000 AntonioSilva - $200,000 ($100,000 + $100,000 win bonus) Justin Eilers - $20,000 Robbie Lawler - $90,000 ($45,000 + $45,000 win bonus) Scott Smith - $14,000


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