UFC Fight Night 15 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Diaz vs. Neer’

Event: UFC Fight Night 15: Diaz vs. Neer
Date: Wed., Sep. 17, 2008
Venue: Omaha Civic Auditorium
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Total Fights: 10
Attendance: 9,103
Gate: $700,000
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 15 is officially in the books. ‘Diaz vs. Neer’-led card took place at the Omaha Civic Auditorium in Omaha, Nebraska, 15 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Nate Diaz’s Decision (Split) victory over Josh Neer. In the co-main event, Clay Guida defeated Mac Danzig in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC Fight Night 15 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 15 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 UFC Fight Night 15 bonus winners below:

There were ten fights at UFC Fight Night 15: Diaz vs. Neer, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Alessio Sakara and Wilson Gouveia, who will be leaving the Omaha Civic Auditorium in Omaha, Nebraska with an extra $50,000. Nate Diaz Vs. Josh Neer 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 15 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 15:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 15 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 15 attendance and gate

There were 9,103 fans inside the Omaha Civic Auditorium for UFC Fight Night 15 on September 17. The reported gate for the event is: $700,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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