UFC 169 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Barão vs. Faber II’

Event: UFC 169: Barão vs. Faber II
Date: Sat., Feb. 1, 2014
Venue: Prudential Center
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Total Fights: 12
Attendance: 14,308
Gate: $1,651,000
Buy Rate: 230,000

UFC 169 is officially in the books. ‘Barão vs. Faber II’-led card took place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, 10 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some great fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Renan Barao’s TKO (Punches) victory over Urijah Faber. In the co-main event, Jose Aldo defeated Ricardo Lamas in round 5 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC 169 results and full fight card.

UFC 169 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 169 bonus winners below:

There were twelve fights at UFC 169: Barão vs. Faber II, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Abel Trujillo, who will be leaving the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey with an extra $50,000. Jamie Varner Vs. Abel Trujillo was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: According to Dana White, UFC is now worth around $9 billion, thanks to the deal with ESPN.

UFC 169 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 169:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 169 event is PENDING.

UFC 169 attendance and gate

There were 14,308 fans inside the Prudential Center for UFC 169 on February 1. The reported gate for the event is: $1,651,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 230,000.

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