UFC 238 draws announced 16,083 attendance for live gate north of $2 million
CHICAGO – Saturday’s UFC 238 event drew an announced attendance of 16,083 fans for a live gate of $2,034,387.49.
UFC officials announced the figures following the event, which MMAjunkie attended.
UFC 238 took place Saturday at United Center in Chicago. The main card aired on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass.
In the main event, Henry Cejudo (15-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) made history by becoming just the fourth fighter in the promotion to win a second concurrent title. Cejudo, added the vacant bantamweight title to his flyweight strap with a third-round TKO of Marlon Moraes (22-6-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC).
In the co-feature, Valentina Shevchenko (17-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) defended her women’s flyweight title for the first time with a massive head-kick knockout of challenger Jessica Eye (14-7 MMA, 4-6 UFC) early in the second round.