UFC 149 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Faber vs. Barao’

Event: UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao
Date: Sat., Jul. 21, 2012
Venue: Scotiabank Saddledome
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Total Fights: 11
Attendance: Pending
Gate: Undisclosed
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC 149 is officially in the books. ‘Faber vs. Barao’-led card took place at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 11 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Renan Barao’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Urijah Faber. In the co-main event, Tim Boetsch defeated Hector Lombard in round 3 by Decision (Split).

You can view UFC 149 results and full fight card.

UFC 149 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 149 bonus winners below:

There were eleven fights at UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Ryan Jimmo and Matt Riddle, who will be leaving the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada with an extra $50,000. Bryan Caraway Vs. Mitch Gagnon was awarded the Fight of the Night.

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UFC 149 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 149:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 149 event is PENDING.

UFC 149 attendance and gate

There were Pending fans inside the Scotiabank Saddledome for UFC 149 on July 21. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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