UFC 210 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Cormier vs. Johnson 2’

Event: UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson 2
Date: Sat., Apr. 8, 2017
Venue: KeyBank Center
Location: Buffalo, New York
Total Fights: 13
Attendance: 17,110
Gate: $2,000,000
Buy Rate: 300,000

UFC 210 is officially in the books. ‘Cormier vs. Johnson 2’-led card took place at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York, 7 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Daniel Cormier’s Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) victory over Anthony Johnson. In the co-main event, Gegard Mousasi defeated Chris Weidman in round 2 by TKO (Knees).

You can view UFC 210 results and full fight card.

UFC 210 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 210 bonus winners below:

There were thirteen fights at UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson 2, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Charles Oliveira and Gregor Gillespie, who will be leaving the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York with an extra $50,000. Shane Burgos Vs. Charles Rosa was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: Zuffa purchased the UFC in 2001 from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million.

UFC 210 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 210:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 210 event is PENDING.

UFC 210 attendance and gate

There were 17,110 fans inside the KeyBank Center for UFC 210 on April 8. The reported gate for the event is: $2,000,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 300,000.

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