|Event:||UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa|
|Date:||Sat., Mar. 8, 2014|
|Venue:||The O2 Arena|
UFC Fight Night 37 is officially in the books. ‘Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’-led card took place at the The O2 Arena in London, England, 9 years ago. The nine-fight-event featured some great fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Alexander Gustafsson’s TKO (Knee and Punches) victory over Jimi Manuwa. In the co-main event, Michael Johnson defeated Melvin Guillard in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC Fight Night 37 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 Fight Night 37 bonus winners below:
There were nine fights at UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Alexander Gustafsson and Gunnar Nelson, who will be leaving the The O2 Arena in London, England with an extra $50,000. Alexander Gustafsson Vs. Jimi Manuwa was awarded the Fight of the Night.
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UFC Fight Night 37 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 37:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 37 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 37 attendance and gate
There were 14,604 fans inside the The O2 Arena for UFC Fight Night 37 on March 8. The reported gate for the event is: $2,000,056. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.