|Event:||UFC 31: Locked and Loaded|
|Date:||Fri., May. 4, 2001|
|Venue:||Mark G. Etess Arena at Trump Taj Mahal|
|Location:||Atlantic City, New Jersey|
UFC 31 is officially in the books. ‘Locked and Loaded’-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 nice scraps and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Randy Couture’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Pedro Rizzo. In the co-main event, Carlos Newton defeated Pat Miletich in round 3 by Submission (Bulldog Choke).
UFC 31 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 31 bonus winners below:
There were eight fights at UFC 31: Locked and Loaded, 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 31 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 31:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 31 event is PENDING.
UFC 31 attendance and gate
There were Pending fans inside the Mark G. Etess Arena at Trump Taj Mahal for UFC 31 on May 4. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.