|UFC Fight Night 70: Machida vs. Romero
|Sat., Jun. 27, 2015
|Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
UFC Fight Night 70 is officially in the books. ‘Machida vs. Romero’-led card took place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida, 8 years ago. The nine-fight-event featured some great fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Yoel Romero’s KO (Elbows) victory over Lyoto Machida. In the co-main event, Lorenz Larkin defeated Santiago Ponzinibbio in round 2 by TKO (Punches).
UFC Fight Night 70 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 best individual performance.
Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC Fight Night 70 bonus winners below:
There were nine fights at UFC Fight Night 70: Machida vs. Romero, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Yoel Romero and Thiago Santos, who will be leaving the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida with an extra $50,000. Lorenz Larkin Vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio 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 70 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 70:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 70 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 70 attendance and gate
There were 5,604 fans inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for UFC Fight Night 70 on June 27. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.