|Event:||UFC Fight Night 98: dos Anjos vs. Ferguson|
|Date:||Sat., Nov. 5, 2016|
|Venue:||Arena Ciudad de Mexico|
|Location:||Mexico City, Mexico|
UFC Fight Night 98 is officially in the books. ‘dos Anjos vs. Ferguson’-led card took place at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico, 6 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Tony Ferguson’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Rafael dos Anjos. In the co-main event, Diego Sanchez defeated Marcin Held in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC Fight Night 98 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 98 bonus winners below:
There were thirteen fights at UFC Fight Night 98: dos Anjos vs. Ferguson, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Ricardo Lamas and Douglas Silva de Andrade, who will be leaving the Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico with an extra $50,000. Tony Ferguson Vs. Rafael Dos Anjos 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 98 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 98:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 98 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 98 attendance and gate
There were 11,460 fans inside the Arena Ciudad de Mexico for UFC Fight Night 98 on November 5. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.