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UFC 176 has reportedly sold $800,000 in tickets

UFC 176 might not happen at this point, but ticket sales for the Staples Center hosted event have been strong.

Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE

There's no guarantee that UFC 176 will actually happen at this point, but tickets are being sold at a good clip according to a report at MMA Junkie.

The card is currently without a main event following Jose Aldo having to drop out of his title fight with Chad Mendes. The rest of the card is without any sort of pay-per-view draw, with Gray Maynard representing the most well known fighter in the line-up.

The MMA Junkie report stated that the UFC has sold about $800,000 in tickets for the Staples Center.

That's a solid number considering that Jose Aldo wasn't a particularly big draw on his own as it originally stood.

It's also a big enough number that I'm curious if the promotion could try to make some moves to simply move the card to Fox Sports 1 (or 2 or FX or FXX), rather than refund the tickets that have been sold to date.

Looking through the roster, there are very few options for anyone who could serve as a PPV savior on such short notice.

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