|Event:||UFC 68: The Uprising|
|Date:||Sat., Mar. 3, 2007|
UFC 68 is officially in the books. ‘The Uprising’-led card took place at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, 16 years ago. The nine-fight-event featured some great fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Randy Couture’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Tim Sylvia. In the co-main event, Martin Kampmann defeated Drew McFedries in round 1 by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke).
You can view UFC 68 results and full fight card.
UFC 68 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 best individual performance.
Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC 68 bonus winners below:
There were nine fights at UFC 68: The Uprising, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Jason Lambert and Martin Kampmann, who will be leaving the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio with an extra $50,000. Jason Lambert Vs. Renato Sobral was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: The first knockout, submission, and fight of the night bonuses were awarded at UFC 70 in 2007.
UFC 68 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 68:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 68 event is PENDING.
UFC 68 attendance and gate
There were 19,049 fans inside the Nationwide Arena for UFC 68 on March 3. The reported gate for the event is: $3,014,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 534,000.
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