UFC Fight Night 12 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Swick vs. Burkman’

Event: UFC Fight Night 12: Swick vs. Burkman
Date: Wed., Jan. 23, 2008
Venue: Palms Casino Resort
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Total Fights: 9
Attendance: Pending
Gate: Undisclosed
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 12 is officially in the books. ‘Swick vs. Burkman’-led card took place at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, 16 years ago. The nine-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Mike Swick’s Decision (Majority) victory over Joshua Burkman. In the co-main event, Patrick Cote defeated Drew McFedries in round 1 by TKO (Punches).

You can view UFC Fight Night 12 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 12 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 12 bonus winners below:

There were nine fights at UFC Fight Night 12: Swick vs. Burkman, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Patrick Cote and Nate Diaz, who will be leaving the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Kurt Pellegrino Vs. Alberto Crane was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: The first knockout, submission, and fight of the night bonuses were awarded at UFC 70 in 2007.

UFC Fight Night 12 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 12:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 12 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 12 attendance and gate

There were Pending fans inside the Palms Casino Resort for UFC Fight Night 12 on January 23. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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