|Event:||UFC 73: Stacked|
|Date:||Sat., Jul. 7, 2007|
UFC 73 is officially in the books. ‘Stacked’-led card took place at the ARCO Arena in Sacramento, California, 16 years ago. The nine-fight-event featured some great fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Kenny Florian’s Submission (Punches) victory over Alvin Robinson. In the co-main event, Anderson Silva defeated Nate Marquardt in round 1 by TKO (Punches).
UFC 73 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 73 bonus winners below:
There were nine fights at UFC 73: Stacked, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Anderson Silva and Chris Lytle, who will be leaving the ARCO Arena in Sacramento, California with an extra $50,000. Diego Saraiva Vs. Jorge Gurgel was awarded the Fight of the Night.
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UFC 73 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 73:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 73 event is PENDING.
UFC 73 attendance and gate
There were 13,183 fans inside the ARCO Arena for UFC 73 on July 7. The reported gate for the event is: $1,551,920. The buyrate and viewership data is: 425,000.