|Event:||UFC 6: Shamrock vs. Severn|
|Date:||Fri., Jul. 14, 1995|
|Venue:||Casper Events Center|
UFC 6 is officially in the books. ‘Shamrock vs. Severn’-led card took place at the Casper Events Center in Casper, Wyoming, 27 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some great fights and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Oleg Taktarov’s Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) victory over David Abbott. In the co-main event, Ken Shamrock defeated Dan Severn in round 1 by Submission (Guillotine Choke).
UFC 6 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 most thrilling individual performance.
Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC 6 bonus winners below:
There were ten fights at UFC 6: Shamrock vs. Severn, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to , who will be leaving the Casper Events Center in Casper, Wyoming with an extra $50,000. was awarded the Fight of the Night.
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UFC 6 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 6:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 6 event is PENDING.
UFC 6 attendance and gate
There were 2,700 fans inside the Casper Events Center for UFC 6 on July 14. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: 240,000.