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UFC on ESPN+ 3 Becomes Highest Grossing Event In History of O2 Arena, Santos & Others Earn Bonuses

February 23, 2019 | Posted by Ashish
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MMAJunkie reports that UFC on ESPN+ 3 drew a sellout crowd of 16,583 fans for a gate of $1,600,176. Those numbers make it the biggest MMA event in Czech Republic history and the highest grossing one-day sporting event in the history of the O2 Arena in Prague.

– Thiago Santos, Stefan Struve, Michal Oleksiejczuk and Dwight Grant earned $50,000 UFC fight night bonuses for their performances at UFC on ESPN+ 3. All four fighters earned “Fighter of the Night” distinctions. Santos defeated Jan Blachowicz via TKO; Struve battled back from early scares to to tap out Marcos Rogerio de Lima; Oleksiejczuk got his first UFC win over Gian Villante; Grant also earned his first UFC win over Pedersoli Jr.

For full results, check out our UFC on ESPN+ 3 report.

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