UFC 300 breaks box office record and joins the organization's select list

With a revenue of US$16,5 million (around R$86,7 million), the historic event entered the organization's top-3 box office box office.

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A. Poatan provokes J. Hill after victory. (Photo: Instagram @ufc)

The great UFC 300, held last Saturday (13), joined an important list in the organization's history. With a fundraising of US$16,5 million (around R$86,7 million), the event that marked the first defense of the Alex Poatán in light heavyweight (up to 93kg) it entered the top-3 box office in 30 years of Ultimate.

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At the top of the biggest box office in the organization's history is the also historic UFC 205, an event that marked the first Ultimate card held at Madison Square Garden, in New York (USA). In the main fight, Conor McGregor He put on a show against Eddie Alvarez and knocked out the American, winning the lightweight belt (under 70,3kg).

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In second place on the list is UFC 229, a card that marked the victory of Khabib Nurmagomedov about Conor McGregor and ended in widespread fighting between members of the two teams after the fight. The controversial event grossed US$17,2 million at the box office.

O UFC 300 closes the top-3 of the list with an incredible haul of US$16,5 million on a card that suffered criticism before the event due to the lack of 'big names'. However, fighters like Alex Poatán, Charles of the Bronx e Max Holloway They did the job and brought excellent box office value to the organization's coffers.

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