UFC 15 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Collision Course’

Event: UFC 15: Collision Course
Date: Fri., Oct. 17, 1997
Venue: Casino Magic Bay St. Louis
Location: Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
Total Fights: 7
Attendance: Pending
Gate: Undisclosed
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC 15 is officially in the books. ‘Collision Course’-led card took place at the Casino Magic Bay St. Louis in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, 26 years ago. The seven-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Maurice Smith’s TKO (Leg Kicks) victory over David Abbott. In the co-main event, Mark Kerr defeated Dwayne Cason in round 1 by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).

You can view UFC 15 results and full fight card.

UFC 15 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 15 bonus winners below:

There were seven fights at UFC 15: Collision Course, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to , who will be leaving the Casino Magic Bay St. Louis in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi with an extra $50,000. was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: The first knockout, submission, and fight of the night bonuses were awarded at UFC 70 in 2007.

UFC 15 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 15:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 15 event is PENDING.

UFC 15 attendance and gate

There were Pending fans inside the Casino Magic Bay St. Louis for UFC 15 on October 17. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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