UFC 14 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Showdown’

Event: UFC 14: Showdown
Date: Sun., Jul. 27, 1997
Venue: Boutwell Auditorium
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Total Fights: 9
Attendance: 5,000
Gate: Undisclosed
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC 14 is officially in the books. ‘Showdown’-led card took place at the Boutwell Auditorium in Birmingham, Alabama, 26 years ago. The nine-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Maurice Smith’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Mark Coleman. In the co-main event, Mark Kerr defeated Dan Bobish in round 1 by Submission (Chin to the Eye).

You can view UFC 14 results and full fight card.

UFC 14 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 best individual performance.

Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC 14 bonus winners below:

There were nine fights at UFC 14: Showdown, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to , who will be leaving the Boutwell Auditorium in Birmingham, Alabama 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 14 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 14:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 14 event is PENDING.

UFC 14 attendance and gate

There were 5,000 fans inside the Boutwell Auditorium for UFC 14 on July 27. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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