|Event:||UFC Fight Night 7: Sanchez vs. Riggs|
|Date:||Wed., Dec. 13, 2006|
|Location:||San Diego, California|
UFC Fight Night 7 is officially in the books. ‘Sanchez vs. Riggs’-led card took place at the MCAS Miramar in San Diego, California, 16 years ago. The nine-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Diego Sanchez’s KO (Knee) victory over Joe Riggs. In the co-main event, Josh Koscheck defeated Jeff Joslin in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC Fight Night 7 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 7 bonus winners below:
There were nine fights at UFC Fight Night 7: Sanchez vs. Riggs, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to , who will be leaving the MCAS Miramar in San Diego, California with an extra $50,000. was awarded the Fight of the Night.
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UFC Fight Night 7 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 7:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 7 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 7 attendance and gate
There were Pending fans inside the MCAS Miramar for UFC Fight Night 7 on December 13. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.