|Event:||UFC 30: Battle on the Boardwalk|
|Date:||Fri., Feb. 23, 2001|
|Venue:||Mark G. Etess Arena at Trump Taj Mahal|
|Location:||Atlantic City, New Jersey|
UFC 30 is officially in the books. ‘Battle on the Boardwalk’-led card took place at the Mark G. Etess Arena at Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey, 21 years ago. The eight-fight-event featured some great fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Tito Ortiz’s KO (Slam) victory over Evan Tanner. In the co-main event, Jens Pulver defeated Caol Uno in round 5 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC 30 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 30 bonus winners below:
There were eight fights at UFC 30: Battle on the Boardwalk, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to , who will be leaving the Mark G. Etess Arena at Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey 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 30 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 30:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 30 event is PENDING.
UFC 30 attendance and gate
There were Pending fans inside the Mark G. Etess Arena at Trump Taj Mahal for UFC 30 on February 23. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.