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 Last update:  4/6/2013       Read more by David P. Greisman         
   
Rios-Alvarado 2 Sells 4,515 Tickets, Does $548K Gate
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by David P. Greisman

The March 30 card featuring the rematch between Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado in the main event sold 4,515 tickets and had another 675 given away for free, according to figures provided by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. A total of 5,537 tickets went unsold.

(The announced attendance on fight night was 5,418.)

The nine-fight card held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and aired on HBO pulled in a total gate of $548,050. That is an average of $121.38 per ticket sold.

Alvarado won by a close unanimous decision over Rios, bringing his record to 34-1 with 23 knockouts. Rios, meanwhile, suffered his first pro defeat and is now 31-1-1 with 23 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

Tags: Brandon Rios , Mike Alvarado , Rios-Alvarado Rematch , Rios vs. Alvarado Rematch


 

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comment by BabyFaceAssasin, on 04-07-2013
[QUOTE=koolttt]Are you saying the 4,515 people that watched the fight blew "tens of millions" in gambling and spending? LOL[/QUOTE] There more than just the people in the arena at the casino. Plenty of people with money betting 10, 20, 30 grand or higher on these fights. Floyd himself has put...

comment by thuggery, on 04-07-2013
[QUOTE=Kingjames6]Lol broner shi*s on all these fighters that aren't on ppv, he outsells everyone he does numbers higher than everyone except maybe canelo. He sells out arenas already. Lol he's the future no doube I expected this fight to sell out and do huge ratings but it didnt. Broner and cane...

comment by boxingbrain28, on 04-07-2013
LOL I haven't heard anything about Broner selling out anything, I dont think he even sells out arenas in his home town.

comment by Kingjames6, on 04-07-2013
Lol broner shi*s on all these fighters that aren't on ppv, he outsells everyone he does numbers higher than everyone except maybe canelo. He sells out arenas already. Lol he's the future no doube I expected this fight to sell out and do huge ratings but it didnt. Broner and canelo sh*t on all the...

comment by Devils Advocate, on 04-07-2013
[QUOTE=BabyFaceAssasin]People don't realize gate numbers in Vegas doesn't really matter. The Mandalay Bay probably put up several million just to host the fight then made tens of millions off of the gambling and money spent in their casino. The gate is just gravy on top.[/QUOTE] People don't unde...

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