|Event:||UFC Fight Night 62: Maia vs. LaFlare|
|Date:||Sat., Mar. 21, 2015|
|Venue:||Ginásio do Maracanãzinho|
|Location:||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
UFC Fight Night 62 is officially in the books. ‘Maia vs. LaFlare’-led card took place at the Ginásio do Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 8 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Demian Maia’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Ryan LaFlare. In the co-main event, Erick Silva defeated Josh Koscheck in round 1 by Submission (Guillotine Choke).
UFC Fight Night 62 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 62 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC Fight Night 62: Maia vs. LaFlare, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Gilbert Burns, Godofredo Pepey, Kevin Souza and Fredy Serrano, who will be leaving the Ginásio do Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with an extra $50,000. No One was awarded the Fight of the Night.
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UFC Fight Night 62 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 62:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 62 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 62 attendance and gate
There were 7,707 fans inside the Ginásio do Maracanãzinho for UFC Fight Night 62 on March 21. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.