UFC Fight Night 40 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Brown vs. Silva’

Event: UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva
Date: Sat., May. 10, 2014
Venue: U.S. Bank Arena
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Total Fights: 13
Attendance: 6,143
Gate: $415,000
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 40 is officially in the books. ‘Brown vs. Silva’-led card took place at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio, 9 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Matt Brown’s TKO (Punches) victory over Erick Silva. In the co-main event, Costas Philippou defeated Lorenz Larkin in round 1 by KO (Punches).

You can view UFC Fight Night 40 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 40 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 40 bonus winners below:

There were thirteen fights at UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Johnny Eduardo and Matt Brown, who will be leaving the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio with an extra $50,000. Matt Brown Vs. Erick Silva 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 40 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 40:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 40 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 40 attendance and gate

There were 6,143 fans inside the U.S. Bank Arena for UFC Fight Night 40 on May 10. The reported gate for the event is: $415,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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