|Event:||UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski|
|Date:||Sat., Sep. 13, 2014|
|Venue:||Ginásio Nilson Nelson|
UFC Fight Night 51 is officially in the books. ‘Bigfoot vs. Arlovski’-led card took place at the Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil, 8 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Andrei Arlovski’s KO (Punches) victory over Antonio Silva. In the co-main event, Gleison Tibau defeated Piotr Hallmann in round 3 by Decision (Split).
UFC Fight Night 51 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 51 bonus winners below:
There were eleven fights at UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Andrei Arlovski and Godofredo Pepey, who will be leaving the Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil with an extra $50,000. Gleison Tibau Vs. Piotr Hallmann 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 51 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 51:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 51 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 51 attendance and gate
There were 8,822 fans inside the Ginásio Nilson Nelson for UFC Fight Night 51 on September 13. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.