UFC 131 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘dos Santos vs. Carwin’

Event: UFC 131: dos Santos vs. Carwin
Date: Sat., Jun. 11, 2011
Venue: Rogers Arena
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Total Fights: 12
Attendance: 14,685
Gate: $2,800,000
Buy Rate: 330,000

UFC 131 is officially in the books. ‘dos Santos vs. Carwin’-led card took place at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 13 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Junior dos Santos’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Shane Carwin. In the co-main event, Kenny Florian defeated Diego Nunes in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC 131 results and full fight card.

UFC 131 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 best fight of the night.
  • Performance of the Night is awarded to fighters who put on the best individual performance.

Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC 131 bonus winners below:

There were twelve fights at UFC 131: dos Santos vs. Carwin, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Sam Stout and Chris Weidman, who will be leaving the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with an extra $50,000. Dave Herman Vs. Jon Olav Einemo 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 131 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 131:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 131 event is PENDING.

UFC 131 attendance and gate

There were 14,685 fans inside the Rogers Arena for UFC 131 on June 11. The reported gate for the event is: $2,800,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 330,000.

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