|Event:||UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira vs. Nelson|
|Date:||Fri., Apr. 11, 2014|
|Location:||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
UFC Fight Night 39 is officially in the books. ‘Nogueira vs. Nelson’-led card took place at the du Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 9 years ago. The eight-fight-event featured some great fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Roy Nelson’s KO (Punch) victory over Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. In the co-main event, Clay Guida defeated Tatsuya Kawajiri in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC Fight Night 39 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 39 bonus winners below:
There were eight fights at UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira vs. Nelson, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Roy Nelson and Ramsey Nijem, who will be leaving the du Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates with an extra $50,000. Clay Guida Vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri 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 Fight Night 39 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 39:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 39 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 39 attendance and gate
There were 7,963 fans inside the du Arena for UFC Fight Night 39 on April 11. The reported gate for the event is: $1,800,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.