|Event:||UFC Fight Night 80: Namajunas vs. VanZant|
|Date:||Thu., Dec. 10, 2015|
|Venue:||The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan|
|Location:||Las Vegas, Nevada|
UFC Fight Night 80 is officially in the books. ‘Namajunas vs. VanZant’-led card took place at the The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada, 7 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Rose Namajunas’s Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) victory over Paige VanZant. In the co-main event, Michael Chiesa defeated Jim Miller in round 2 by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).
UFC Fight Night 80 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 most thrilling individual performance.
Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC Fight Night 80 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC Fight Night 80: Namajunas vs. VanZant, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Rose Namajunas and Tim Means, who will be leaving the The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Michael Chiesa Vs. Jim Miller 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 80 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 80:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 80 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 80 attendance and gate
There were 1,643 fans inside the The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan for UFC Fight Night 80 on December 10. The reported gate for the event is: $234,725. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.