UFC 113 bonuses: Rua, Belcher, Stephens and Stout each earn $65k “fight-night” awards

MONTREAL – Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Alan Belcher, Jeremy Stephens and Sam Stout each earned $65,000 fight-night bonuses for their performances at tonight’s “UFC 113: Machida vs. Shogun II” event. “Shogun” added to his new title as UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, with an additional $65K and “Knockout of the Night” honors, for his highlight reel KO of the … Read more

“WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber” bonuses: $65k for Gamburyan, Henderson, Garcia and Jung

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Dana White promised more money for WEC fighters.  Tonight he delivered, handing out the biggest bonuses ever in the history of the WEC, to the tune of $65,000. Manny Gamburyan KO’d Mike Brown for “Knockout of the Night”, Benson Henderson locked up a “Submission of the Night” $65k with a guillotine victory … Read more

UFC 112 bonuses: $75k taken home by Johnson, Dos Anjos, Munoz and Grove

DaMarques Johnson, Rafael Dos Anjos, Mark Munoz and Kendall Grove each earned $75,000 fight-night bonuses for their performances at today’s “UFC 112: Invincible” event in Abu Dhabi. Johnson came from behind to grab the “Knockout of the Night” award, Dos Anjos earned the “Submission of the Night” bonus over Terry Etim, while Munoz and Grove battled for “Fight … Read more

“UFC 111: St. Pierre vs. Hardy” bonuses: Carwin, Pellegrino, Hamman and Wallace each earn $65k

NEWARK, N.J. – Shane Carwin, Kurt Pellegrino, Jared Hamman and Rodney Wallace each earned $65k fight-night bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s “UFC 111: St. Pierre vs. Hardy” event. Jared Hamman and Rodney Wallace both took home “Fight of the Night” honors, while Pellegrino ended the night of Canoes with a rear naked choke earning him the “Submission of … Read more

“UFC on Versus 1: Vera vs. Jones” – $50k bonuses- Jones, Dos Santos, and Howard all win “KO of the Night” honors, Guida takes home “Submission of the Night” award

“UFC on Versus 1: Vera vs. Jones” was a first for the UFC on the Versus network.  It was also a first for the organization for fight night bonuses, as the UFC handed out 3 “Knockout of the Night” awards, each valued at $50,000. Jon Jones not only dispatched his toughest test to date in … Read more

UFC 109 “fight-night” bonuses: Thiago, Serra, Sonnen and Marquardt, each earn $60k

LAS VEGAS – Paulo Thiago, Matt Serra, Chael Sonnen and Nate Marquardt each earned $60k fight-night bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s “UFC 109: Relentless” event. Sonnen and Marquardt both took home “Fight of the Night” honors, while Thiago used a sleep-inducing d’arce choke on Mike Swick earning him the “Submission of the Night”, and … Read more

UFC 108 “fight-night” bonuses: Daley, Miller, Lauzon and Stout, each earn $50k

Paul Daley, Cole Miller, Joe Lauzon and Sam Stout each earned $50k fight-night bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s “UFC 108: Evans vs. Silva” event.

Lauzon and Stout both took home “Fight of the Night” honors, while Miller used a slick inverted triangle to kimura combination to submit Dan Lauzon earning him the “Submission of the Night” bonus and Paul Daley landed a devastating left hook to lock up his ”Knockout of the Night” award.

Joe Lauzon fought his way back from a devastating knee injury three months ahead of schedule prior to stepping into the Octagon tonight against Sam Stout. Early on it looked like Lauzon would have his way with Stout, getting an easy takedown, working to mount, then almost securing a kimura as Stout looked to roll out of danger.

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“Fight-night” bonuses: Grant, Johnson, Belcher and Gouveia, each earn $65k for their performances at “UFC 107: Penn vs. Sanchez”

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Alan Belcher, Wilson Gouveia, T.J. Grant and DaMarques Johnson each earned $65 fight-night bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s “UFC 107: Penn vs. Sanchez” event.

Belcher and Gouveia both took home “Fight of the Night” honors, while Johnson cashed in on his fight ending triangle choke earning him the “Submission of the Night” bonus and T.J. Grant swung his way to the”Knockout of the Night” award.

Despite being on the under card, Belcher used the inspiration from his many family and friends in attendance to stand in the pocket and deliver an action packed performance versus Wilson Gouveia. Belcher came out on top with the TKO stoppage in the first round, earning himself a cool $65k bonus for his part in the night’s “Fight of the Night.”

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Nelson, Bocek, Edgar and Veach, each pocket $25,000 for TUF 10 finale “fight-night” bonuses

The UFC announced that Roy Nelson, Mark Bocek, Frankie Edgar and Matt Veach, each earned $25,000 fight-night bonuses for their performances at The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale.

The event took place Saturday night at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and aired live on Spike TV.

The night’s “Knockout of the Night” award went to Roy Nelson, Edgar and Veach scrapped their way to “Fight of the Night” bonuses for each, while the “Submission of the Night” award went to Mark Bocek.

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UFC 106 live gate and bonuses

Josh Koscheck was the big bonus money winner of the night taking home Fight of the Night and Submission of the Night.

According to UFC President Dana White at the UFC 106 post-fight press conference, 10,529 fans packed into the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nev. this past Saturday night to watch Forrest Griffin out-point Tito Ortiz to win a split decision at UFC 106: Ortiz vs. Griffin 2. White also stated the live gate for the event was $3 million.

As is the custom, the UFC 106 “fight night bonuses” were also announced.

“Fight of the Night” most deservedly went to Josh Koscheck and Anthony Johnson for a two round war between two of the sport’s most gifted athletes. It was a fast-paced fight that saw both fighters in advantageous positions. In the end, Koscheck’s wrestling paid the dividends that got him the victory. Both Koscheck and Johnson took home a bonus of $70,000 each for their performance.

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