|Event:||UFC 69: Shootout|
|Date:||Sat., Apr. 7, 2007|
UFC 69 is officially in the books. ‘Shootout’-led card took place at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, 16 years ago. The nine-fight-event featured some great fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Matt Serra’s TKO (Punches) victory over Georges St. Pierre. In the co-main event, Josh Koscheck defeated Diego Sanchez in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC 69 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 69 bonus winners below:
There were nine fights at UFC 69: Shootout, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Matt Serra and Kendall Grove, who will be leaving the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas with an extra $50,000. Roger Huerta Vs. Leonard Garcia 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 69 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 69:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 69 event is PENDING.
UFC 69 attendance and gate
There were 15,269 fans inside the Toyota Center for UFC 69 on April 7. The reported gate for the event is: $2,817,200. The buyrate and viewership data is: 400,000.