|UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum
|Sat., Mar. 11, 2017
|Centro de Formação Olimpica do Nordeste
UFC Fight Night 106 is officially in the books. ‘Belfort vs. Gastelum’-led card took place at the Centro de Formação Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil, 6 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Kelvin Gastelum’s NC (Overturned by STJDMMA) victory over Vitor Belfort. In the co-main event, Mauricio Rua defeated Gian Villante in round 3 by TKO (Punches).
UFC Fight Night 106 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 most exciting 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 UFC Fight Night 106 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Kelvin Gastelum, Edson Barboza, Michel Prazeres and Paulo Costa, who will be leaving the Centro de Formação Olimpica do Nordeste in Fortaleza, Brazil with an extra $50,000. No One was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: According to Dana White, UFC is now worth around $9 billion, thanks to the deal with ESPN.
UFC Fight Night 106 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 UFC Fight Night 106:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 106 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 106 attendance and gate
There were 14,069 fans inside the Centro de Formação Olimpica do Nordeste for UFC Fight Night 106 on March 11. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.