UFC 136 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Edgar vs. Maynard III’

Event: UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III
Date: Sat., Oct. 8, 2011
Venue: Toyota Center
Location: Houston, Texas
Total Fights: 11
Attendance: 16,164
Gate: $2,230,000
Buy Rate: 225,000

UFC 136 is officially in the books. ‘Edgar vs. Maynard III’-led card took place at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, 12 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Frankie Edgar’s KO (Punches) victory over Gray Maynard. In the co-main event, Jose Aldo defeated Kenny Florian in round 5 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC 136 results and full fight card.

UFC 136 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 136 bonus winners below:

There were eleven fights at UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Frankie Edgar and Joe Lauzon, who will be leaving the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas with an extra $50,000. Leonard Garcia Vs. Nam Phan was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: Zuffa purchased the UFC in 2001 from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million.

UFC 136 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 136:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 136 event is PENDING.

UFC 136 attendance and gate

There were 16,164 fans inside the Toyota Center for UFC 136 on October 8. The reported gate for the event is: $2,230,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 225,000.

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