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Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen: UFC 148 Sets New Record

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The Nevada Athletic Commission has released the official numbers for UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II. The card took place earlier this month, and MMAjunkie.com was given the figures.

UFC 148 drew 15,104 people for a live gate of $6,901,655. The live gate total surpassed UFC 66, which featured Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz. That card drew just under $5.4 million.

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In the main event of UFC 148, Anderson Silva defended his UFC middleweight title against Chael Sonnen. First reports had the live gate at $7 million with a total of 15,016 in attendance.

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