UFC Fight Night 126 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Cowboy vs. Medeiros’

Event: UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros
Date: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018
Venue: Frank Erwin Center
Location: Austin, Texas
Total Fights: 12
Attendance: 10,502
Gate: $794,350
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 126 is officially in the books. ‘Cowboy vs. Medeiros’-led card took place at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, 6 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some great fights and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Donald Cerrone’s TKO (Punches) victory over Yancy Medeiros. In the co-main event, Derrick Lewis defeated Marcin Tybura in round 3 by KO (Punches).

You can view UFC Fight Night 126 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 126 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 126 bonus winners below:

There were twelve fights at UFC Fight Night 126: Cowboy vs. Medeiros, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Derrick Lewis and Curtis Millender, who will be leaving the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas with an extra $50,000. Brandon Davis Vs. Steven Peterson was awarded the Fight of the Night.

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UFC Fight Night 126 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 126:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 126 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 126 attendance and gate

There were 10,502 fans inside the Frank Erwin Center for UFC Fight Night 126 on February 18. The reported gate for the event is: $794,350. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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