UFC 152 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Jones vs. Belfort’

Event: UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort
Date: Sat., Sep. 22, 2012
Venue: Air Canada Centre
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Total Fights: 12
Attendance: 16,800
Gate: $1,921,000
Buy Rate: 450,000

UFC 152 is officially in the books. ‘Jones vs. Belfort’-led card took place at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 11 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some great fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Jon Jones’s Submission (Keylock) victory over Vitor Belfort. In the co-main event, Demetrious Johnson defeated Joseph Benavidez in round 5 by Decision (Split).

You can view UFC 152 results and full fight card.

UFC 152 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 152 bonus winners below:

There were twelve fights at UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Cub Swanson and Jon Jones, who will be leaving the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with an extra $50,000. Tj Grant Vs. Evan Dunham 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 152 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 152:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 152 event is PENDING.

UFC 152 attendance and gate

There were 16,800 fans inside the Air Canada Centre for UFC 152 on September 22. The reported gate for the event is: $1,921,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 450,000.

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