|Event:||UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt|
|Date:||Sat., Nov. 15, 2014|
|Venue:||Arena Ciudad de Mexico|
|Location:||Mexico City, Mexico|
UFC 180 is officially in the books. ‘Werdum vs. Hunt’-led card took place at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico, 8 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Fabricio Werdum’s TKO (Knee and Punches) victory over Mark Hunt. In the co-main event, Kelvin Gastelum defeated Jake Ellenberger in round 1 by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).
UFC 180 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 UFC 180 bonus winners below:
There were eleven fights at UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Fabricio Werdum and Kelvin Gastelum, who will be leaving the Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico with an extra $50,000. Henry Briones Vs. Guido Cannetti was awarded the Fight of the Night.
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UFC 180 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 180:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 180 event is PENDING.
UFC 180 attendance and gate
There were 21,000 fans inside the Arena Ciudad de Mexico for UFC 180 on November 15. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: 185,000.