Aftermath of UFC 289: An update on the terrifying barricade fall, the announcement of a live gate of more over $3 million, and the bagging of Charles Oliveira and four others $50K

The mixed martial arts (MMA) community has a lot to think about and talk about as a result of the outcomes of the fights that took place at UFC 289. The event included several thrilling moments that occurred throughout the fight card.

The event, which was attended by 17,628 people and was completely sold out, took place in the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, which is located in British Columbia, Canada. around terms of gate money, the bout card brought around 3.8 million dollars.

After a dominating victory over Irene Aldana in the main event, Amanda Nunes made her retirement announcement from the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which was one of the night’s many highlights.

During the live broadcast of UFC 289, there was also a terrifying occurrence that took occurred. A barricade in the audience gave way just as Mike Malott was beginning to walk out for his fight against Adam Fugitt on the main card. This caused the audience members to tumble over each other and land on the ground.

Ariel Helwani
Ariel Helwani @arielhelwani
This had the potential to have catastrophic effects.
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A statement was issued by an official at the Rogers Arena to throw light on what exactly occurred at the scene of the event and to share that no one suffered any significant injuries:

At Rogers Arena, the health and safety of our patrons is our number one concern. A guardrail gave way as spectators at the UFC event taking place tonight leaned over to shake hands with the competitors. The staff at our venue worked rapidly to relocate people who were in the affected area, and as a result, there were no reports of significant injuries. The venue’s security and employees remained on site for the remainder of the evening in order to ensure that everyone’s safety was maintained.
Take a look at the following tweet:

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In accordance with a press release, Rogers Arena has issued the following statement regarding the railing that collapsed earlier tonight before the Malott vs. Fugitt fight: View image on Twitter 4 2

UFC President Dana White also shared his thoughts on the matter, and he echoed the statements made by the officials at Rogers Arena.

There were only a few people injured, but nobody was seriously hurt. The arena took care of it right away, roped it off, put security up there, moved people to some better seats, and managed the situation like a bunch of professionals.

UFC 289 bonuses: Which fighters took home $50,000?

On June 10, Charles Oliveira made a powerful statement at UFC 289 by finishing Beneil Dariush in the very first round of their highly anticipated battle. This bout took place at the same venue. Oliveira was awarded a bonus in the amount of $50,000 for having the most deserving performance of the night.

In addition to that, Mike Mallott and Stephen Erceg were recognized as the winners of the Performance of the Night bonus, and they each received an additional sum of fifty thousand dollars.

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Live gate total announced as $5,140.482.16 CAD (USD equivalent: $3,834,893.25)

Attendance of 17,628 people (all tickets were sold)

Marc Andre vs. Anders was the Fight of the Night
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The enthralling middleweight battle that took place between Marc-Andre Barriault and Eryk Anders was deemed worthy of the Fight of the Night distinction, and as a result, both competitors were handed a bonus check for the amount of fifty thousand dollars for their efforts.

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