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Crowd is one of biggest for indoor fight

Updated: March 13, 2010, 11:31 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- A crowd of 50,994 turned out for the first boxing match at the $1.2 billion Cowboys Stadium on Saturday night, the third largest crowd for an indoor fight in boxing history.

The original seating configuration for the card headlined by the Manny Pacquiao-Joshua Clottey fight was for 45,000, but Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said it could go higher if needed. There were about 42,000 seats sold as of Friday, and stadium officials decided to sell standing-room only "party passes" ...

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