UFC 11 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘The Proving Ground’

Event: UFC 11: The Proving Ground
Date: Fri., Sep. 20, 1996
Venue: Augusta Civic Center
Location: Augusta, Georgia
Total Fights: 8
Attendance: 4,500
Gate: Undisclosed
Buy Rate: 92,000

UFC 11 is officially in the books. ‘The Proving Ground’-led card took place at the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Georgia, 27 years ago. The eight-fight-event featured some great fights and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Scott Ferrozzo’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over David Abbott. In the co-main event, Mark Coleman defeated Brian Johnston in round 1 by Submission (Strikes).

You can view UFC 11 results and full fight card.

UFC 11 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 most exciting 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 11 bonus winners below:

There were eight fights at UFC 11: The Proving Ground, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to , who will be leaving the Augusta Civic Center in Augusta, Georgia with an extra $50,000. was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: Reebok sponsorship pay can range from $3,500 per fight to $40,000, depending on athletes' tenure. This deal ends in March 2021.

UFC 11 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 11:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 11 event is PENDING.

UFC 11 attendance and gate

There were 4,500 fans inside the Augusta Civic Center for UFC 11 on September 20. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: 92,000.

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