UFC 191 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Johnson vs. Dodson 2’

Event: UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson 2
Date: Sat., Sep. 5, 2015
Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Total Fights: 11
Attendance: 10,873
Gate: $1,362,700
Buy Rate: 115,000

UFC 191 is officially in the books. ‘Johnson vs. Dodson 2’-led card took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 8 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some great fights and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Demetrious Johnson’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over John Dodson. In the co-main event, Andrei Arlovski defeated Frank Mir in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC 191 results and full fight card.

UFC 191 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 most thrilling individual performance.

Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC 191 bonus winners below:

There were eleven fights at UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson 2, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Anthony Johnson and Raquel Pennington, who will be leaving the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. John Lineker Vs. Francisco Rivera 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 191 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 191:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 191 event is PENDING.

UFC 191 attendance and gate

There were 10,873 fans inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena for UFC 191 on September 5. The reported gate for the event is: $1,362,700. The buyrate and viewership data is: 115,000.

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