UFC 60: Hughes vs. Gracie
UFC 60: Hughes vs. Gracie was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on May 27, 2006.
The event took place at the Staples Center, in Los Angeles, California and was broadcast live on pay-per-view in the United States and Canada.
Headlining the card was a non-title catch-weight (175 lb) match between then UFC Welterweight Champion Matt Hughes, and UFC Hall Of Famer Royce Gracie, the champion of UFC 1, UFC 2 and UFC 4. This was Gracie's first match in the UFC and in the United States since UFC 5.
The number of reported pay-per-view buys for UFC 60 in the United States was around 620,000, which generated gross PPV revenue of $24.77 million.
The Staples Center was announced as sold out according to the UFC broadcast but was visibly empty in the mid-level tiers of the arena. The actual attendance, according to the California State Athletic Commission, was 10,347 in paid attendance and 14,765 in total attendance, for a live gate of $2,900,090. The disclosed fighter payroll for UFC 60 was $740,000.