UFC Fight Night 125 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Machida vs. Anders’

Event: UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders
Date: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018
Venue: Arena Guilherme Paraense
Location: Belem, Brazil
Total Fights: 11
Attendance: 10,144
Gate: Undisclosed
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 125 is officially in the books. ‘Machida vs. Anders’-led card took place at the Arena Guilherme Paraense in Belem, Brazil, 6 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Lyoto Machida’s Decision (Split) victory over Eryk Anders. In the co-main event, Valentina Shevchenko defeated Priscila Cachoeira in round 2 by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).

You can view UFC Fight Night 125 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 125 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 Fight Night 125 bonus winners below:

There were eleven fights at UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Valentina Shevchenko and Iuri Alcantara, who will be leaving the Arena Guilherme Paraense in Belem, Brazil with an extra $50,000. Thiago Santos Vs. Anthony Smith was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: Reebok sponsorship pay can range from $3,500 per fight to $40,000, depending on athletes' tenure. This deal ends in March 2021.

UFC Fight Night 125 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 125:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 125 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 125 attendance and gate

There were 10,144 fans inside the Arena Guilherme Paraense for UFC Fight Night 125 on February 3. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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