UFC 171 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Hendricks vs. Lawler’

Event: UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler
Date: Sat., Mar. 15, 2014
Venue: American Airlines Center
Location: Dallas, Texas
Total Fights: 13
Attendance: 19,324
Gate: $2,600,000
Buy Rate: 300,000

UFC 171 is officially in the books. ‘Hendricks vs. Lawler’-led card took place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, 10 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Johny Hendricks’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Robbie Lawler. In the co-main event, Tyron Woodley defeated Carlos Condit in round 2 by TKO (Leg Kick).

You can view UFC 171 results and full fight card.

UFC 171 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 171 bonus winners below:

There were thirteen fights at UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Dennis Bermudez and Ovince St. Preux, who will be leaving the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas with an extra $50,000. Johny Hendricks Vs. Robbie Lawler was awarded the Fight of the Night.

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UFC 171 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 171:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 171 event is PENDING.

UFC 171 attendance and gate

There were 19,324 fans inside the American Airlines Center for UFC 171 on March 15. The reported gate for the event is: $2,600,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 300,000.

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