|Event:||UFC 13: The Ultimate Force|
|Date:||Fri., May. 30, 1997|
|Venue:||Augusta Civic Center|
UFC 13 is officially in the books. ‘The Ultimate Force’-led card took place at the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Georgia, 25 years ago. The nine-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Vitor Belfort’s TKO (Punches) victory over David Abbott. In the co-main event, Randy Couture defeated Steven Graham in round 1 by TKO (Punches).
UFC 13 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 13 bonus winners below:
There were nine fights at UFC 13: The Ultimate Force, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to , who will be leaving the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Georgia with an extra $50,000. was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: The first knockout, submission, and fight of the night bonuses were awarded at UFC 70 in 2007.
UFC 13 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 13:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 13 event is PENDING.
UFC 13 attendance and gate
There were 5,100 fans inside the Augusta Civic Center for UFC 13 on May 30. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.