|Event:||UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens|
|Date:||Sat., Jun. 28, 2014|
|Location:||San Antonio, Texas|
UFC Fight Night 44 is officially in the books. ‘Swanson vs. Stephens’-led card took place at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, 8 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some great fights and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Cub Swanson’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Jeremy Stephens. In the co-main event, Kelvin Gastelum defeated Nicholas Musoke in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC Fight Night 44 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 44 bonus winners below:
There were eleven fights at UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Ray Borg and Carlos Diego Ferreira, who will be leaving the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas with an extra $50,000. Cub Swanson Vs. Jeremy Stephens was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: According to Dana White, UFC is now worth around $9 billion, thanks to the deal with ESPN.
UFC Fight Night 44 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 44:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 44 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 44 attendance and gate
There were 9,227 fans inside the AT&T Center for UFC Fight Night 44 on June 28. The reported gate for the event is: $728,358. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.