UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs. Neer

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UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs. Neer
A poster or logo for UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs. Neer.
Information
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date September 17, 2008
Venue Omaha Civic Auditorium
City Omaha, Nebraska
Attendance 9,103
Total gate $700,000
Event chronology
UFC 88: Breakthrough UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs. Neer UFC 89: Bisping vs. Leben

UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs. Neer, also referred to as UFC Fight Night 15, was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on September 17, 2008 at the Omaha Civic Auditorium in Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

The event lead-in to the premiere of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir on Spike TV.

Results[edit]

Preliminary card[edit]

Miller defeated Kimmons via submission (rear naked choke) at 1:27 of round 1
Massenzio defeated McFedries via submission (kimura) at 1:28 of round 1
Brilz defeated Morris via TKO (strikes) at 2:54 of round 2
Lauzon defeated Bradley via TKO (punches) at 1:34 of round 2
Gouveia defeated Jensen via submission (armbar) at 2:04 of round 2
Sakara defeated Vedepo via KO (head kick) at 1:27 of round 1

Main card[edit]

Schafer defeated Alexander via submission (arm triangle choke) at 4:53 of the 1st round
Belcher defeated Herman via split decision (29–28, 28–29, 29–28)
Guida defeated Danzig via unanimous decision (30–27, 29–28, 29–28)
Diaz defeated Neer via split decision (29–28, 28–29, 29–28)

Bonus Awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $30,000 bonuses.[2]

Purses[edit]

Below are the fighter base salaries for the event. The total base fighter payroll was $305,000. [3]

  • Nate Diaz — $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win)
  • Josh Neer — $9,000
  • Clay Guida — $26,000 ($13,000 to show, $13,000 to win)
  • Mac Danzig — $15,000
  • Alan Belcher — $26,000 ($13,000 to show, $13,000 to win)
  • Ed Herman — $16,000
  • Eric Schafer — $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 to win)
  • Houston Alexander — $13,000
  • Alessio Sakara — $34,000 ($17,000 to show, $17,000 to win)
  • Joe Vedepo — $3,000
  • Wilson Gouveia — $36,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 to win)
  • Ryan Jensen — $4,000
  • Joe Lauzon — $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
  • Kyle Bradley — $4,000
  • Jason Brilz — $6,000 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 to win)
  • Brad Morris — $4,000
  • Mike Massenzio — $6,000 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 to win)
  • Drew McFedries — $16,000
  • Dan Miller — $10,000 ($5,000 to show, $5,000 to win)
  • Rob Kimmons — $5,000


References[edit]

  1. ^ "UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs Neer". UFC.com. Retrieved February 15, 2009. 
  2. ^ "UFC Fight Night $30,000 bonuses handed down". MMAWeekly.com. Retrieved February 15, 2009. 
  3. ^ "UFC Fight Night 15 fighter paydays and salaries for ‘Diaz vs Neer’". MMAmania.com. September 22, 2008. Retrieved February 15, 2009. 

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