UFC 76 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Knockout’

Event: UFC 76: Knockout
Date: Sat., Sep. 22, 2007
Venue: Honda Center
Location: Anaheim, California
Total Fights: 9
Attendance: 13,770
Gate: $1,985,000
Buy Rate: 475,000

UFC 76 is officially in the books. ‘Knockout’-led card took place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, 16 years ago. The nine-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Keith Jardine’s Decision (Split) victory over Chuck Liddell. In the co-main event, Forrest Griffin defeated Mauricio Rua in round 3 by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).

You can view UFC 76 results and full fight card.

UFC 76 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 best individual performance.

Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC 76 bonus winners below:

There were nine fights at UFC 76: Knockout, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Forrest Griffin, who will be leaving the Honda Center in Anaheim, California with an extra $50,000. Tyson Griffin Vs. Thiago Tavares was awarded the Fight of the Night.

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

UFC 76 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 76:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 76 event is PENDING.

UFC 76 attendance and gate

There were 13,770 fans inside the Honda Center for UFC 76 on September 22. The reported gate for the event is: $1,985,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 475,000.

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