UFC Fight Night 45 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Cowboy vs. Miller’

Event: UFC Fight Night 45: Cowboy vs. Miller
Date: Wed., Jul. 16, 2014
Venue: Revel Casino Hotel
Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey
Total Fights: 11
Attendance: 4,115
Gate: Undisclosed
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 45 is officially in the books. ‘Cowboy vs. Miller’-led card took place at the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, 9 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Donald Cerrone’s KO (Head Kick and Punches) victory over Jim Miller. In the co-main event, Edson Barboza defeated Evan Dunham in round 1 by TKO (Kick to the Body and Punches).

You can view UFC Fight Night 45 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 45 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 best 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 45 bonus winners below:

There were eleven fights at UFC Fight Night 45: Cowboy vs. Miller, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Donald Cerrone and Lucas Martins, who will be leaving the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey with an extra $50,000. John Lineker Vs. Alptekin Ozkilic 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 45 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 45:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 45 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 45 attendance and gate

There were 4,115 fans inside the Revel Casino Hotel for UFC Fight Night 45 on July 16. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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