|Event:||UFC Fight Night 54: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine|
|Date:||Sat., Oct. 4, 2014|
|Location:||Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada|
UFC Fight Night 54 is officially in the books. ‘MacDonald vs. Saffiedine’-led card took place at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 9 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Rory MacDonald’s TKO (Punches) victory over Tarec Saffiedine. In the co-main event, Raphael Assuncao defeated Bryan Caraway in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC Fight Night 54 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 54 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC Fight Night 54: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Rory MacDonald and Olivier Aubin-Mercier, who will be leaving the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada with an extra $50,000. Patrick Holohan Vs. Chris Kelades was awarded the Fight of the Night.
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UFC Fight Night 54 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 54:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 54 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 54 attendance and gate
There were 10,782 fans inside the Scotiabank Centre for UFC Fight Night 54 on October 4. The reported gate for the event is: $926,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.