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 Last update:  7/19/2012       Read more by David P. Greisman         
   
Fewer Than 300 Tickets Were Bought For Mundine-McKart
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by David P. Greisman

A total of 286 tickets were sold for this past Saturday’s middleweight bout between Anthony Mundine and Bronco McKart, according to figures provided by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Another 992 tickets were given out for free, and 672 went unsold.

The eight-fight card, held at the Pearl Theater at the Palms Hotel Casino Resort in Las Vegas, brought in a total gate of $15,235.50.

Mundine-McKart was held on the same day as another card in Las Vegas — the junior welterweight unification bout between Danny Garcia and Amir Khan. Garcia-Khan was aired on HBO, while Mundine-McKart was broadcast via a WealthTV pay-per-view.

Mundine defeated McKart via seventh-round technical knockout, bringing his record to 44-4 with 26 knockouts. McKart fell to 54-10-1 with 32 knockouts.

David P. Greisman is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Follow David on Twitter @fightingwords2 or send questions/comments via email at fightingwords1@gmail.com

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comment by STREET CLEANER, on 07-19-2012
Mudine is like Khan, they believe that they are great and that everybody recognize them as great boxing icons. Delusional

comment by Fighting Pride, on 07-19-2012
[QUOTE=AP♠;12354107]I was browsing my channels and saw this fight was $34.99.I couldn't help but to laugh.[/QUOTE] It was $50 in Australia, as all his bum fights are. Complete joke, I don't know why anyone would buy his PPVs outside of his family and friends who can't be at the fight.

comment by Danieltapia, on 07-19-2012
McKart is probably responsible for selling 299 tickets.

comment by monkey skeleton, on 07-19-2012
[QUOTE=The Weebler II]What you chaps don't realise is that Mundine is a household name in Australia, he just happens to be unknown in the US[/QUOTE] lol, no one in the US gives a **** who he is in Aussieland

comment by lefthook2daliva, on 07-19-2012
[QUOTE=AP♠;12354107]I was browsing my channels and saw this fight was $34.99.I couldn't help but to laugh.[/QUOTE] I saw that too and thought, "you gotta' be kidding. 35 US dollars?!!!". I wonder why there aren't more promoters that try streaming cards on the web and charge some reas...

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