UFC 93 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Franklin vs. Henderson’

Event: UFC 93: Franklin vs. Henderson
Date: Sat., Jan. 17, 2009
Venue: The O 2
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Total Fights: 10
Attendance: 9,369
Gate: $1,300,000
Buy Rate: 350,000

UFC 93 is officially in the books. ‘Franklin vs. Henderson’-led card took place at the The O 2 in Dublin, Ireland, 15 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some great fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Dan Henderson’s Decision (Split) victory over Rich Franklin. In the co-main event, Mauricio Rua defeated Mark Coleman in round 3 by TKO (Punches).

You can view UFC 93 results and full fight card.

UFC 93 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 93 bonus winners below:

There were ten fights at UFC 93: Franklin vs. Henderson, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Dennis Siver and Alan Belcher, who will be leaving the The O 2 in Dublin, Ireland with an extra $50,000. Marcus Davis Vs. Chris Lytle And Mauricio Rua Vs. Mark Coleman was awarded the Fight of the Night.

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

UFC 93 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 93:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 93 event is PENDING.

UFC 93 attendance and gate

There were 9,369 fans inside the The O 2 for UFC 93 on January 17. The reported gate for the event is: $1,300,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 350,000.

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