UFC 182 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Jones vs. Cormier’

Event: UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier
Date: Sat., Jan. 3, 2015
Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Total Fights: 11
Attendance: 11,575
Gate: $3,700,000
Buy Rate: 800,000

UFC 182 is officially in the books. ‘Jones vs. Cormier’-led card took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 9 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Jon Jones’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Daniel Cormier. In the co-main event, Donald Cerrone defeated Myles Jury in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC 182 results and full fight card.

UFC 182 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 182 bonus winners below:

There were eleven fights at UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Paul Felder and Shawn Jordan, who will be leaving the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Jon Jones Vs. Daniel Cormier was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: Reebok sponsorship pay can range from $3,500 per fight to $40,000, depending on athletes' tenure. This deal ends in March 2021.

UFC 182 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 182:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 182 event is PENDING.

UFC 182 attendance and gate

There were 11,575 fans inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena for UFC 182 on January 3. The reported gate for the event is: $3,700,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 800,000.

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