UFC Fight Night 101 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Whittaker vs. Brunson’

Event: UFC Fight Night 101: Whittaker vs. Brunson
Date: Sat., Nov. 26, 2016
Venue: Rod Laver Arena
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Total Fights: 13
Attendance: 13,721
Gate: $2,466,000
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 101 is officially in the books. ‘Whittaker vs. Brunson’-led card took place at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia, 7 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some great fights and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Robert Whittaker’s TKO (Head Kick and Punches) victory over Derek Brunson. In the co-main event, Andrew Holbrook defeated Jake Matthews in round 3 by Decision (Split).

You can view UFC Fight Night 101 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 101 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 best individual performance.

Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC Fight Night 101 bonus winners below:

There were thirteen fights at UFC Fight Night 101: Whittaker vs. Brunson, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Robert Whittaker and Tyson Pedro, who will be leaving the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia with an extra $50,000. Robert Whittaker Vs. Derek Brunson was awarded the Fight of the Night.

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

UFC Fight Night 101 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 Fight Night 101:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 101 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 101 attendance and gate

There were 13,721 fans inside the Rod Laver Arena for UFC Fight Night 101 on November 26. The reported gate for the event is: $2,466,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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