UFC 215 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2’

Event: UFC 215: Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2
Date: Sat., Sep. 9, 2017
Venue: Rogers Place
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Total Fights: 11
Attendance: 16,232
Gate: $2,028,307
Buy Rate: 100,000

UFC 215 is officially in the books. ‘Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2’-led card took place at the Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 6 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Amanda Nunes’s Decision (Split) victory over Valentina Shevchenko. In the co-main event, Rafael dos Anjos defeated Neil Magny in round 1 by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke).

You can view UFC 215 results and full fight card.

UFC 215 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 215 bonus winners below:

There were eleven fights at UFC 215: Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Rafael dos Anjos and Henry Cejudo, who will be leaving the Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with an extra $50,000. Jeremy Stephens Vs. Gilbert Melendez was awarded the Fight of the Night.

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

UFC 215 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 215:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 215 event is PENDING.

UFC 215 attendance and gate

There were 16,232 fans inside the Rogers Place for UFC 215 on September 9. The reported gate for the event is: $2,028,307. The buyrate and viewership data is: 100,000.

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