|Event:||UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson|
|Date:||Sat., Nov. 22, 2014|
|Venue:||Frank Erwin Center|
UFC Fight Night 57 is officially in the books. ‘Edgar vs. Swanson’-led card took place at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, 8 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Frankie Edgar’s Submission (Neck Crank) victory over Cub Swanson. In the co-main event, Edson Barboza defeated Bobby Green in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC Fight Night 57 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 most thrilling individual performance.
Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC Fight Night 57 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Oleksiy Oliynyk and Frankie Edgar, who will be leaving the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas with an extra $50,000. Paige Vanzant Vs. Kailin Curran was awarded the Fight of the Night.
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UFC Fight Night 57 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 57:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 57 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 57 attendance and gate
There were 10,131 fans inside the Frank Erwin Center for UFC Fight Night 57 on November 22. The reported gate for the event is: $670,022. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.