|Event:||The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale: A Champion Will Be Crowned|
|Date:||Fri., Dec. 12, 2014|
|Venue:||Palms Casino Resort|
|Location:||Las Vegas, Nevada|
The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale is officially in the books. ‘A Champion Will Be Crowned’-led card took place at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, 8 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Carla Esparza’s Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) victory over Rose Namajunas. In the co-main event, Charles Oliveira defeated Jeremy Stephens in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
The Ultimate Fighter 20 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 most exciting 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 The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale bonus winners below:
There were eleven fights at The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale: A Champion Will Be Crowned, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Carla Esparza and Yancy Medeiros, who will be leaving the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Jessica Penne Vs. Randa Markos was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: Zuffa purchased the UFC in 2001 from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million.
The Ultimate Fighter 20 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 20 Finale:
The total disclosed payroll for The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale event is PENDING.
The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale attendance and gate
There were 1,800 fans inside the Palms Casino Resort for The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale on December 12. The reported gate for the event is: $143,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.