UFC Fight Night 3 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Ultimate Fight Night 3’

Event: UFC Fight Night 3: Ultimate Fight Night 3
Date: Mon., Jan. 16, 2006
Venue: Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Total Fights: 8
Attendance: 1,008
Gate: $144,600
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 3 is officially in the books. ‘Ultimate Fight Night 3’-led card took place at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, 18 years ago. The eight-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Tim Sylvia’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Assuerio Silva. In the co-main event, Stephan Bonnar defeated James Irvin in round 1 by Submission (Kimura).

You can view UFC Fight Night 3 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 3 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 3 bonus winners below:

There were eight fights at UFC Fight Night 3: Ultimate Fight Night 3, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to , who will be leaving the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Melvin Guillard Vs. Josh Neer 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 3 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 3:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 3 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 3 attendance and gate

There were 1,008 fans inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for UFC Fight Night 3 on January 16. The reported gate for the event is: $144,600. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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