|Event:||UFC Fight Night 63: Mendes vs. Lamas|
|Date:||Sat., Apr. 4, 2015|
UFC Fight Night 63 is officially in the books. ‘Mendes vs. Lamas’-led card took place at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia, 7 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some great fights and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Chad Mendes’s TKO (Punches) victory over Ricardo Lamas. In the co-main event, Al Iaquinta defeated Jorge Masvidal in round 3 by Decision (Split).
UFC Fight Night 63 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 63 bonus winners below:
There were ten fights at UFC Fight Night 63: Mendes vs. Lamas, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Chad Mendes, Julianna Pena, Dustin Poirier and Timothy Johnson, who will be leaving the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia with an extra $50,000. No One was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: The first knockout, submission, and fight of the night bonuses were awarded at UFC 70 in 2007.
UFC Fight Night 63 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 63:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 63 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 63 attendance and gate
There were 5,417 fans inside the Patriot Center for UFC Fight Night 63 on April 4. The reported gate for the event is: $545,604. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.