UFC 164 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Henderson vs. Pettis II’

Event: UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis II
Date: Sat., Aug. 31, 2013
Venue: BMO Harris Bradley Center
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Total Fights: 12
Attendance: 9,178
Gate: $907,116
Buy Rate: 270,000

UFC 164 is officially in the books. ‘Henderson vs. Pettis II’-led card took place at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Anthony Pettis’s Submission (Armbar) victory over Benson Henderson. In the co-main event, Josh Barnett defeated Frank Mir in round 1 by TKO (Knee).

You can view UFC 164 results and full fight card.

UFC 164 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 most thrilling individual performance.

Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC 164 bonus winners below:

There were twelve fights at UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis II, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Chad Mendes and Anthony Pettis, who will be leaving the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with an extra $50,000. Pascal Krauss Vs. Hyun Gyu Lim 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 164 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 164:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 164 event is PENDING.

UFC 164 attendance and gate

There were 9,178 fans inside the BMO Harris Bradley Center for UFC 164 on August 31. The reported gate for the event is: $907,116. The buyrate and viewership data is: 270,000.

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