|Event:||UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida|
|Date:||Sat., Jul. 5, 2014|
|Venue:||Mandalay Bay Events Center|
|Location:||Las Vegas, Nevada|
UFC 175 is officially in the books. ‘Weidman vs. Machida’-led card took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, 9 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Chris Weidman’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Lyoto Machida. In the co-main event, Ronda Rousey defeated Alexis Davis in round 1 by KO (Punches).
UFC 175 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 175 bonus winners below:
There were ten fights at UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Ronda Rousey and Rob Font, who will be leaving the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Chris Weidman Vs. Lyoto Machida 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 175 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 175:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 175 event is PENDING.
UFC 175 attendance and gate
There were 10,088 fans inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center for UFC 175 on July 5. The reported gate for the event is: $4,400,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 545,000.