by David P. Greisman
The Nov. 10 card featuring a main event of Erislandy Lara vs. Vanes Martirosyan had a total attendance of 2,243, with 1,826 tickets sold and 417 tickets given away for free, according to figures provided by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
A total of 889 tickets went unsold. The nine-fight card, held at Wynn Las Vegas and broadcast on HBO, brought in a total gate of $129,850.
Martirosyan and Lara fought to a nine-round technical draw; the fight ended after a clash of heads opened a bad cut on Martirosyan. One judge had Martirosyan ahead at the time, one judge had Lara ahead and the third had it even.
Lara is now 17-1-2 with 11 knockouts. Martirosyan is now 32-0-1 with 20 knockouts.
The co-feature bout on the card saw Miguel Garcia score an eighth-round technical knockout over Jonathan Barros, who was substituted onto the card in place of an injured Orlando Salido.
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