UFC 203 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Miocic vs. Overeem’

Event: UFC 203: Miocic vs. Overeem
Date: Sat., Sep. 10, 2016
Venue: Quicken Loans Arena
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Total Fights: 10
Attendance: 18,875
Gate: $2,600,000
Buy Rate: 450,000

UFC 203 is officially in the books. ‘Miocic vs. Overeem’-led card took place at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, 7 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Stipe Miocic’s KO (Punches) victory over Alistair Overeem. In the co-main event, Fabricio Werdum defeated Travis Browne in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC 203 results and full fight card.

UFC 203 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 203 bonus winners below:

There were ten fights at UFC 203: Miocic vs. Overeem, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Jessica Andrade and Yancy Medeiros, who will be leaving the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio with an extra $50,000. Stipe Miocic Vs. Alistair Overeem 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 203 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 203:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 203 event is PENDING.

UFC 203 attendance and gate

There were 18,875 fans inside the Quicken Loans Arena for UFC 203 on September 10. The reported gate for the event is: $2,600,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 450,000.

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