|Event:||UFC Fight Night 2: Ultimate Fight Night 2|
|Date:||Mon., Oct. 3, 2005|
|Venue:||Hard Rock Hotel and Casino|
|Location:||Las Vegas, Nevada|
UFC Fight Night 2 is officially in the books. ‘Ultimate Fight Night 2’-led card took place at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, 18 years ago. The seven-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by David Loiseau’s TKO (Cuts) victory over Evan Tanner. In the co-main event, Chris Leben defeated Edwin Dewees in round 1 by Submission (Armbar).
UFC Fight Night 2 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 Fight Night 2 bonus winners below:
There were seven fights at UFC Fight Night 2: Ultimate Fight Night 2, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to , who will be leaving the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. was awarded the Fight of the Night.
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UFC Fight Night 2 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 Fight Night 2:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 2 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 2 attendance and gate
There were Pending fans inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for UFC Fight Night 2 on October 3. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.