UFC Fight Night 48 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Bisping vs. Le’

Event: UFC Fight Night 48: Bisping vs. Le
Date: Sat., Aug. 23, 2014
Venue: CotaiArena
Location: Macau, SAR, China
Total Fights: 10
Attendance: 7,022
Gate: Undisclosed
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 48 is officially in the books. ‘Bisping vs. Le’-led card took place at the CotaiArena in Macau, SAR, China, 9 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Michael Bisping’s TKO (Knee and Punches) victory over Cung Le. In the co-main event, Tyron Woodley defeated Dong Hyun Kim in round 1 by TKO (Punches).

You can view UFC Fight Night 48 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 48 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 48 bonus winners below:

There were ten fights at UFC Fight Night 48: Bisping vs. Le, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Michael Bisping, Tyron Woodley, Alberto Mina and Yuta Sasaki, who will be leaving the CotaiArena in Macau, SAR, China with an extra $50,000. There Was Not Fight Of The Night Bonuses Given Out. was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: The first knockout, submission, and fight of the night bonuses were awarded at UFC 70 in 2007.

UFC Fight Night 48 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 48:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 48 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 48 attendance and gate

There were 7,022 fans inside the CotaiArena for UFC Fight Night 48 on August 23. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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