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UFC On Versus 5 Earns $539,000 Gate, Third Most Successful Event In Series

The UFC's first foray into Wisconsin proved not only to be an exciting one, but profitable as well. ‘UFC on Versus 5' earned an estimated $539,000 gate from a total of 6,751 attendees, according to reports from UFC officials.

The event took place at Milwaukee's Bradley Center and was broadcasted live on Versus. From a number's standpoint, it was the third most successful iteration of the five-part ‘UFC on Versus' series, and second best of the year -- falling just short to UFC on Versus 4's reported gate of $562,310.

According to officials, the average revenue from per ticket sold for the event hovered around $79.84. The UFC did not announce any information on the number of complementary tickets released.

‘UFC On Versus 5' was headlined by a thrilling welterweight tilt between British slugger Dan Hardy and Octagon veteran Chris Lytle. Co-headlining the night was a substantial lightweight contest pitting former-WEC champion Ben Henderson against number one contender Jim Miller.

The reported figures from the entire ‘UFC On Versus' series, as compiled by

1. "UFC on Versus 1: Vera vs. Jones" (March 2010): $568,125 (6,443 attendance)
2. "UFC on Versus 4: Kongo vs. Barry" (June 2011): $562,310 (7,792)
3. "UFC on Versus 5: Hardy vs. Lytle" (August 2011): $539,000 (6,751)
4. "UFC on Versus 2: Jones vs. Matyushenko" (August 2010): $489,685 (8,132)
5. "UFC on Versus 3: Sanchez vs. Kampmann" (March 2011): $471,450 (8,319)