UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs. Neer

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs Neer)
Jump to: navigation, search
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]

Background[edit]

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

Jeremy Horn was originally scheduled to face Wilson Gouveia on this card, but was injured. He was replaced by Ryan Jensen.[2]

Results[edit]

Main card (Spike TV)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Nate Diaz def. Josh Neer Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Clay Guida def. Mac Danzig Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Alan Belcher def. Ed Herman Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Eric Schafer def. Houston Alexander Submission (arm triangle choke) 1 4:53
Preliminary card
Middleweight Alessio Sakara def. Joe Vedepo KO (head kick) 1 1:27
Middleweight Wilson Gouveia def. Ryan Jensen Submission (armbar) 2 2:04
Lightweight Joe Lauzon def. Kyle Bradley TKO (punches) 2 1:34
Light Heavyweight Jason Brilz def. Brad Morris TKO (strikes) 2 2:54
Middleweight Mike Massenzio def. Drew McFedries Submission (kimura) 1 1:28
Middleweight Dan Miller def. Rob Kimmons Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 1:27


Bonus Awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $30,000 bonuses.[3]

Purses[edit]

Below are the fighter base salaries for the event. The total base fighter payroll was $305,000. [4]

  • 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. ^ "Jeremy Horn injured, replaced by Ryan Jensen at UFC Fight Night 15". mmajunkie.com. September 8, 2008. Retrieved November 25, 2014. 
  3. ^ "UFC Fight Night $30,000 bonuses handed down". MMAWeekly.com. Retrieved February 15, 2009. 
  4. ^ "UFC Fight Night 15 fighter paydays and salaries for ‘Diaz vs Neer’". MMAmania.com. September 22, 2008. Retrieved February 15, 2009. 

External links[edit]