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Bradley-Marquez Sold 10.6K Tickets, Had $3M Gate

by David P. Greisman

The Oct. 12 fight between Timothy Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez sold 10,683 tickets and did a gate of $2,998,950, according to figures provided by Keith Kizer of the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

That’s an average of $280.72 per ticket sold.

The card, held at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, also had 1,370 tickets given away for free.

Another 5,649 tickets went unsold.

The eight-fight show was headlined by Bradley’s split decision win over Marquez, which was the main event of an HBO pay-per-view.  The undercard bouts included Orlando Salido knocking out Orlando Cruz, Vasyl Lomachenko knocking out Jose Ramirez, and Seanie Monaghan stopping Anthony Smith.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by sterilizer on 11-06-2013

[QUOTE=reflex+speed=me;13906132]well i guess my main point is.. bradley & marquez both beat pacquiao cotto got his asz whooped silly & nobody knows who rodriguez is at all hence, bradley & marquez SHOULDVE sold more but DIDNT. oh well (shrugs shoulders)[/QUOTE]…

Comment by Jaliscoguey13 on 11-05-2013

what were the PPV numbers sold?

Comment by FrenchDeLaHoya on 11-05-2013

[QUOTE=WilkinsOlajuwon;13905274]so what?...............[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=Slyboots;13905387]Neither of those guys are as big of a draw as Cotto is. 10.6k is still very good.[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=apocalypto;13905452]Wasnt that fight held where there was a huge population of ricans? Dont u think this fight would of sold…

Comment by iloveboxing2 on 11-05-2013

TR messed up promoting this fight, 5k unsold seat?! that's a lost revenue of 1.4M, min. Figures are not that bad but Juan can forget Part II unless he agrees to a 30/70 deal in case part II happens. That…

Comment by Boskop on 11-05-2013

So, if the non-ringside ticketprices were a little lower it would have sold out right?

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