|The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale: Bisping vs. Kennedy
|Wed., Apr. 16, 2014
|Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale is officially in the books. ‘Bisping vs. Kennedy’-led card took place at the Colisee Pepsi in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, 9 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Tim Kennedy’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Michael Bisping. In the co-main event, Patrick Cote defeated Kyle Noke in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale bonus awards
Traditionally, UFC has handed out bonuses for Fight of the Night, Submission of the Night, and Knockout of the Night. The bonuses ranged from $20,000 up to $120,000. In 2014, the promotion has announced the Performance of the Night bonuses will replace the existing Knockout and Submission of the Night awards. The bonuses will be $50,000 each. There are two types of awards:
- Fight of the Night is awarded to both fighters in the best fight of the night.
- Performance of the Night is awarded to fighters who put on the most thrilling individual performance.
Let’s take a closer look at the official The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale bonus winners below:
There were thirteen fights at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale: Bisping vs. Kennedy, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to KJ Noons and Ryan Jimmo, who will be leaving the Colisee Pepsi in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada with an extra $50,000. Dustin Poirier Vs. Akira Corassani was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: Reebok sponsorship pay can range from $3,500 per fight to $40,000, depending on athletes' tenure. This deal ends in March 2021.
The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale fighter payouts
The salaries below are not official, but only an estimate. These payouts do not reflect the entire compensation for the event, as athletes may receive money from other undisclosed endorsements, Reebok sponsorship pay, and PPV points that some top-level fighters collect. Moreover, deductions for items such as insurance and licenses are not accounted for.
The list of fighter pay from The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale:
The total disclosed payroll for The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale event is PENDING.
The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale attendance and gate
There were 5,029 fans inside the Colisee Pepsi for The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale on April 16. The reported gate for the event is: $340,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.