|Event:||UFC Fight Night 6.5: The Final Chapter|
|Date:||Tue., Oct. 10, 2006|
|Venue:||Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino|
UFC Fight Night 6.5 is officially in the books. ‘The Final Chapter’-led card took place at the Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida, 17 years ago. The nine-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Tito Ortiz’s TKO (Punches) victory over Ken Shamrock. In the co-main event, Kendall Grove defeated Chris Price in round 1 by TKO (Submission to Elbows).
UFC Fight Night 6.5 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 6.5 bonus winners below:
There were nine fights at UFC Fight Night 6.5: The Final Chapter, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Tito Ortiz and Jason MacDonald, who will be leaving the Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida with an extra $50,000. Matt Hamill Vs. Seth Petruzelli was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: According to Dana White, UFC is now worth around $9 billion, thanks to the deal with ESPN.
UFC Fight Night 6.5 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 6.5:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 6.5 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 6.5 attendance and gate
There were 3,510 fans inside the Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for UFC Fight Night 6.5 on October 10. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.