UFC Fight Night 21 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Florian vs. Gomi’

Event: UFC Fight Night 21: Florian vs. Gomi
Date: Wed., Mar. 31, 2010
Venue: Bojangles’ Coliseum
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Total Fights: 11
Attendance: 7,700
Gate: $590,685
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 21 is officially in the books. ‘Florian vs. Gomi’-led card took place at the Bojangles’ Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina, 14 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some great fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Kenny Florian’s Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) victory over Takanori Gomi. In the co-main event, Roy Nelson defeated Stefan Struve in round 1 by TKO (Punches).

You can view UFC Fight Night 21 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 21 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 Fight Night 21 bonus winners below:

There were eleven fights at UFC Fight Night 21: Florian vs. Gomi, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Roy Nelson and Kenny Florian, who will be leaving the Bojangles’ Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina with an extra $50,000. Ross Pearson Vs. Dennis Siver 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 21 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 21:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 21 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 21 attendance and gate

There were 7,700 fans inside the Bojangles’ Coliseum for UFC Fight Night 21 on March 31. The reported gate for the event is: $590,685. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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