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Lara-Martirosyan Sells 1,826 Tickets, Does $130K Gate

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.

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 [email protected]

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by FlatLine on 11-21-2012

it's a shame that fight ended when it did. it was just about approaching boiling point and then the cut killed it.

Comment by P4P Prince on 11-21-2012

[QUOTE=tiko123;12721917]80% were there for Vanes, evident based on the boos Lara got and the cheers Vanes did. Considering the undercard sucked and more affordable tickets available the same night at Staples for a bigger fight, with a better undercard, and…

Comment by tiko123 on 11-21-2012

80% were there for Vanes, evident based on the boos Lara got and the cheers Vanes did. Considering the undercard sucked and more affordable tickets available the same night at Staples for a bigger fight, with a better undercard, and…

Comment by Simply Zyzz on 11-21-2012

horrible numbers, i never want to see either of those bums on my tv again

Comment by BIGMARS on 11-21-2012

Expensive tickets.

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