|Event:||UFC 27: Ultimate Bad Boyz|
|Date:||Fri., Sep. 22, 2000|
|Location:||New Orleans, Louisiana|
UFC 27 is officially in the books. ‘Ultimate Bad Boyz’-led card took place at the Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana, 23 years ago. The eight-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Pedro Rizzo’s TKO (Submission to Punches) victory over Dan Severn. In the co-main event, Maurice Smith defeated Bobby Hoffman in round 3 by Decision (Majority).
UFC 27 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 most thrilling individual performance.
Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC 27 bonus winners below:
There were eight fights at UFC 27: Ultimate Bad Boyz, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to , who will be leaving the Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana with an extra $50,000. was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: Zuffa purchased the UFC in 2001 from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million.
UFC 27 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 27:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 27 event is PENDING.
UFC 27 attendance and gate
There were Pending fans inside the Lakefront Arena for UFC 27 on September 22. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.