|Event:||UFC Fight Night 73: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux|
|Date:||Sat., Aug. 8, 2015|
UFC Fight Night 73 is officially in the books. ‘Teixeira vs. Saint Preux’-led card took place at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, 7 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Glover Teixeira’s Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) victory over Ovince St. Preux. In the co-main event, Beneil Dariush defeated Michael Johnson in round 3 by Decision (Split).
UFC Fight Night 73 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 73 bonus winners below:
There were thirteen fights at UFC Fight Night 73: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Amanda Nunes and Marlon Vera, who will be leaving the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee with an extra $50,000. Glover Teixeira Vs. Ovince Saint Preux was awarded the Fight of the Night.
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UFC Fight Night 73 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 73:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 73 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 73 attendance and gate
There were 7,539 fans inside the Bridgestone Arena for UFC Fight Night 73 on August 8. The reported gate for the event is: $454,551. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.