UFC 87 Breaks Target Center Live Gate Record

Not surprisingly, the UFC 87 event which took place at the Target Center was a huge success; according to UFC president Dana White, he announced on Sunday that the event broke the venue’s live gate record, previously held by Elton John and Billy Joel back in 2001 with $2,062,000.  UFC 87 brought in 15,082 fans and brought in a record $2,252,000 in ticket sales; this was the first UFC show for the state of Minnesota and White hinted that the UFC would very likely return some time in the future.

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