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UFC 205 Generated Over $37 Million in Economic Output For New York, According to Study

Conor McGregor attacking Eddie Alvarez (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s first card in New York City reportedly generated over $37 million dollars in economic output for the region, according to a new study.

On Monday, the UFC announced that a study concluded that the November 12th, UFC 205 card at Madison Square Garden created $37.4 million in economic output and $18.3 million in salaries and wages. The event also reportedly supported an estimated 300 jobs and generated $1.6 million in taxes for New York State.

UFC 205 saw Conor McGregor stop Eddie Alvarez in the main event to secure the promotion’s lightweight championship.

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