UFC 177 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Dillashaw vs. Soto’

Event: UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto
Date: Sat., Aug. 30, 2014
Venue: Sleep Train Arena
Location: Sacramento, California
Total Fights: 8
Attendance: 11,100
Gate: $700,000
Buy Rate: 125,000

UFC 177 is officially in the books. ‘Dillashaw vs. Soto’-led card took place at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California, 9 years ago. The eight-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by T.J. Dillashaw’s KO (Head Kick and Punches) victory over Joe Soto. In the co-main event, Tony Ferguson defeated Danny Castillo in round 3 by Decision (Split).

You can view UFC 177 results and full fight card.

UFC 177 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 177 bonus winners below:

There were eight fights at UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to T.J. Dillashaw and Yancy Medeiros, who will be leaving the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California with an extra $50,000. Ramsey Nijem Vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira 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 177 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 177:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 177 event is PENDING.

UFC 177 attendance and gate

There were 11,100 fans inside the Sleep Train Arena for UFC 177 on August 30. The reported gate for the event is: $700,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 125,000.

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