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UFC 300 warm-up: Remember the 10 events with the biggest attendance

The SUPER LUTAS team separates events that had the largest number of fans; Brazil belongs to the top 5 in the trajectory of Ultimate

O2 is one of the most famous venues in England. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter @theo2

Towards another historic Ultimate event, it is expected that the UFC 300 receive a large number of spectators present at the T-Mobile Arena, in Las Vegas (USA) to follow the star-studded card. With 13 fights scheduled for this Saturday (13), champions and former champions are looking forward to performing in front of thousands of fans from the first fight of the show.

To remember events that filled the arenas, the team from SUPER FIGHTS separated the top 10 of the largest number of audiences present at the respective shows orchestrated by the UFC.

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10th – Georges St-Pierre x Matt Serra UFC 83 – 21,390 people

Georges St-Pierre against Matt Serra at UFC 83. Photo: Reproduction/UFC

In a duel that marked a rematch between Georges St-Pierre and Matt Serra, Ultimate chose the former welterweight champion's home to host UFC 83. Looking to regain the title lost to the American, the MMA legend performed in Quebec, Canada, in front of 21,390 people. Energized by the moment, the Canadian knocked out his rival in the second round.

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9th – Anderson Silva x Thales Leites UFC 97 – 21,451 people

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Anderson Silva e Thales leites faced each other at UFC 97 (Photo: Reproduction)

World MMA star, Anderson Silva he didn't need to perform in Brazil to have crowds of fans around him on fight days. Scheduled to defend the middleweight belt against Thales leites, the Brazilian performed in Quebec, Canada and was attended by 21,451 people in the arena. On that occasion, the champion triumphed in the judges' decision.

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8th – Brandon Moreno x Brandon Royval II UFC Mexico – 21,546 people

Royval (left) defeated Moreno (right) in the main fight of UFC Mexico. Photo: Disclosure / Twitter

Performing in front of your country, Brandon Moreno was looking for another chance at reaching title contention. Along with the former champion, nine other Mexicans were present at the event and even with the support of the fans, they were unable to come out ahead in fights against the rest of the world. On that occasion, the representatives present lost 5×4 in a packed arena in Mexico City.

7th Mark Hunt x Aleksei Oleinik UFC Moscow – 22,603 ​​people

M. Hunt (left) and A. Oleinik (right). Photo: Reproduction/Instagram @ufc

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Fueled by big victories in the UFC, Oleinik had a great opportunity to fight in Russia, the country where he was born. Along with the Russian squad, the athlete starred in the event with the support of Shamil Abdurakhimov, Alexey Kunchenko, Petr yan and other stars of the country. With a greater number of victories, the representatives had their arms raised in front of 22,603 ​​people present in the arena.

6th Georges St-Pierre x Josh Koschek UFC 124 – 23,152 people

G. St-Pierre in victory over J. Koscheck. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Back in his home country, Georges St-Pierre was one of the biggest people responsible for filling the Bell Center Arena, in Montreal, Canada. Scheduled for another title fight, the athlete faced Josh koscheck and defeated the North American in front of 23,152 people. In the event, Charles of the Bronx came to face Jim Miller and was submitted by the veteran on the main card.

5th Alexander Gustafsson x Anthony Johnson UFC on FOX 14 – 30 thousand people

Alexander Gustafson knocked out by Anthony Johnson. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Ready to ruin the Swedes' party, Anthony Johnson established a presence in enemy territory and knocked out Alexander Gustafson still in the first round. In the long-awaited event, names like Gegard Mousasi, Ryan bader e Dan Henderson also attracted audiences in Sweden. On that occasion, the arena received 30 thousand spectators for the big show.

4th Fabrício Werdum x Stipe Miocic UFC 198 – 45,207 people

Werdum (left) and Miocic (right) faced each other in May 2016. Photo: Buda Mendes/UFC

Scheduled to take place at the Arena da Baixada, Brazil hosted an event full of big names and with the right to defend its title in the heavyweight division. Protagonist of UFC 198, Fabricio Werdum ended up being defeated by Stipe Miocic in front of 45 thousand people. Names like Ronaldo Jacare, Chris Cyborg, Mauricio Shogun e Demian Maia they ended up triumphing in their respective duels against the Brazilian nation.

3rd Georges St-Pierre x Jake Shields UFC 129 – 55,724 people

G. St-Pierre in victory over J. Shields. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Once again in the ranking of the biggest audiences in UFC history, Georges St-Pierre this time had big names at the event to attract the Canadian public. Next to José Aldo, Lyoto Machida, Rand Couture and Benson Henderson, the athlete managed to attract 55,724 people to watch them in the first event to be held in a stadium in the organization's history.

2nd Round Rousey x Holly Holm UFC 193 – 56,214 people

Ronda Rousey was knocked out by Holm at UFC 193 Photo: Disclosure/UFC

Ronda Rousey was knocked out by Holly holm at UFC 193 Photo: Reproduction/UFC

In one of the most surprising outcomes in MMA fights, Ronda Rousey his unbeaten run ended in front of 56,214 people in Melbourne, Australia. Despite not being born in the country, the former champion was a big star in the organization, attracting the second largest audience in the company's history.

1st Robert Whittaker x Israel Adesanya UFC 243 – 57,127 people

I. Adesanya knocked out R. Whittaker in the UFC. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

In a duel valid for the middleweight title, Robert whittaker e Israel adesanya they performed at home, in the city of Melbourne, Australia, and had the largest audience ever recorded at UFC events. With an emblematic outcome where the Nigerian (raised in Australia) violently knocked out his rival and set the arena on fire. With big names, Australians were able to watch Dan Hooker, Tai tuivasa e justin tafa on the main card representing the country.

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