UFC 202 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Diaz vs. McGregor 2’

Event: UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2
Date: Sat., Aug. 20, 2016
Venue: T-Mobile Arena
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Total Fights: 12
Attendance: 15,539
Gate: $7,700,810
Buy Rate: 1,650,000

UFC 202 is officially in the books. ‘Diaz vs. McGregor 2’-led card took place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 7 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Conor McGregor’s Decision (Majority) victory over Nate Diaz. In the co-main event, Anthony Johnson defeated Glover Teixeira in round 1 by KO (Punch).

You can view UFC 202 results and full fight card.

UFC 202 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 best individual performance.

Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC 202 bonus winners below:

There were twelve fights at UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Anthony Johnson and Donald Cerrone, who will be leaving the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Conor Mcgregor Vs. Nate Diaz was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: The first knockout, submission, and fight of the night bonuses were awarded at UFC 70 in 2007.

UFC 202 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 202:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 202 event is PENDING.

UFC 202 attendance and gate

There were 15,539 fans inside the T-Mobile Arena for UFC 202 on August 20. The reported gate for the event is: $7,700,810. The buyrate and viewership data is: 1,650,000.

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