The UFC announced the live gate and attendance for UFC 166 at the post-fight press conference after the event. The event drew an attendance of 17,238 people and a gate of $2.5 million. UFC 166 was held at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The live gate was the third highest in the history of the Toyota Center. The top highest gate in the venue's history was UFC 69 in 2007 with a live attendance of 15,629 and a gate of $2.8 million. Also the fifth highest gate in Toyota Center history was another UFC event with UFC 136, which had an attendance of 16,164 people and a gate of $2.23 million.