UFC 17 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Redemption’

Event: UFC 17: Redemption
Date: Fri., May. 15, 1998
Venue: Mobile Civic Center
Location: Mobile, Alabama
Total Fights: 9
Attendance: Pending
Gate: Undisclosed
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC 17 is officially in the books. ‘Redemption’-led card took place at the Mobile Civic Center in Mobile, Alabama, 26 years ago. The nine-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Frank Shamrock’s Submission (Kneebar) victory over Jeremy Horn. In the co-main event, Pete Williams defeated Mark Coleman in round 1 by KO (Head Kick).

You can view UFC 17 results and full fight card.

UFC 17 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 17 bonus winners below:

There were nine fights at UFC 17: Redemption, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to , who will be leaving the Mobile Civic Center in Mobile, Alabama with an extra $50,000. 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 17 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 17:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 17 event is PENDING.

UFC 17 attendance and gate

There were Pending fans inside the Mobile Civic Center for UFC 17 on May 15. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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