UFC 22 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Only One Can be Champion’

Event: UFC 22: Only One Can be Champion
Date: Fri., Sep. 24, 1999
Venue: Lake Charles Civic Center
Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana
Total Fights: 8
Attendance: Pending
Gate: Undisclosed
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC 22 is officially in the books. ‘Only One Can be Champion’-led card took place at the Lake Charles Civic Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana, 24 years ago. The eight-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Frank Shamrock’s TKO (Submission to Punches) victory over Tito Ortiz. In the co-main event, Tim Lajcik defeated Ron Waterman in round 3 by Draw.

You can view UFC 22 results and full fight card.

UFC 22 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 22 bonus winners below:

There were eight fights at UFC 22: Only One Can be Champion, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to , who will be leaving the Lake Charles Civic Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana with an extra $50,000. was awarded the Fight of the Night.

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

UFC 22 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 22:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 22 event is PENDING.

UFC 22 attendance and gate

There were Pending fans inside the Lake Charles Civic Center for UFC 22 on September 24. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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