|Event:||UFC Fight Night 72: Bisping vs. Leites|
|Date:||Sat., Jul. 18, 2015|
|Venue:||The SSE Hydro|
UFC Fight Night 72 is officially in the books. ‘Bisping vs. Leites’-led card took place at the The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland, 8 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Michael Bisping’s Decision (Split) victory over Thales Leites. In the co-main event, Evan Dunham defeated Ross Pearson in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC Fight Night 72 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 most exciting 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 72 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC Fight Night 72: Bisping vs. Leites, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Joseph Duffy and Stevie Ray, who will be leaving the The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland with an extra $50,000. Joanne Calderwood Vs. Cortney Casey 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 72 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 72:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 72 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 72 attendance and gate
There were 10,451 fans inside the The SSE Hydro for UFC Fight Night 72 on July 18. The reported gate for the event is: $1,500,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.