|Event:||UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson|
|Date:||Sat., Feb. 21, 2009|
|Venue:||The O 2 Arena|
|Location:||London, United Kingdom|
UFC 95 is officially in the books. ‘Sanchez vs. Stevenson’-led card took place at the The O 2 Arena in London, United Kingdom, 13 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Diego Sanchez’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Joe Stevenson. In the co-main event, Dan Hardy defeated Rory Markham in round 1 by KO (Punch).
UFC 95 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 best individual performance.
Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC 95 bonus winners below:
There were ten fights at UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Paulo Thiago and Demian Maia, who will be leaving the The O 2 Arena in London, United Kingdom with an extra $50,000. Diego Sanchez Vs. Joe Stevenson was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: Zuffa purchased the UFC in 2001 from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million.
UFC 95 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 95:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 95 event is PENDING.
UFC 95 attendance and gate
There were 13,268 fans inside the The O 2 Arena for UFC 95 on February 21. The reported gate for the event is: $1,000,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.