|Event:||UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson|
|Date:||Sat., Sep. 20, 2014|
|Venue:||Saitama Super Arena|
UFC Fight Night 52 is officially in the books. ‘Hunt vs. Nelson’-led card took place at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, 8 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some great fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Mark Hunt’s KO (Punch) victory over Roy Nelson. In the co-main event, Myles Jury defeated Takanori Gomi in round 1 by TKO (Punches).
UFC Fight Night 52 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 most thrilling individual performance.
Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC Fight Night 52 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC Fight Night 52: Hunt vs. Nelson, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Mark Hunt and Johnny Case, who will be leaving the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan with an extra $50,000. Kyung Ho Kang Vs. Michinori Tanaka 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 52 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 52:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 52 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 52 attendance and gate
There were 12,395 fans inside the Saitama Super Arena for UFC Fight Night 52 on September 20. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.