|Event:||UFC Fight Night 59: McGregor vs. Siver|
|Date:||Sun., Jan. 18, 2015|
UFC Fight Night 59 is officially in the books. ‘McGregor vs. Siver’-led card took place at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, 8 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Conor McGregor’s TKO (Punches) victory over Dennis Siver. In the co-main event, Donald Cerrone defeated Benson Henderson in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC Fight Night 59 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 59 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC Fight Night 59: McGregor vs. Siver, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Conor McGregor and Lorenz Larkin, who will be leaving the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts with an extra $50,000. Sean O'connell Vs. Matt Van Buren was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: Reebok sponsorship pay can range from $3,500 per fight to $40,000, depending on athletes' tenure. This deal ends in March 2021.
UFC Fight Night 59 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 59:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 59 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 59 attendance and gate
There were 13,828 fans inside the TD Garden for UFC Fight Night 59 on January 18. The reported gate for the event is: $1,340,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.