UFC Fight Night 78 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Magny vs. Gastelum’

Event: UFC Fight Night 78: Magny vs. Gastelum
Date: Sat., Nov. 21, 2015
Venue: Arena Monterrey
Location: Monterrey, Mexico
Total Fights: 13
Attendance: 10,410
Gate: Undisclosed
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 78 is officially in the books. ‘Magny vs. Gastelum’-led card took place at the Arena Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico, 8 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some great fights and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Neil Magny’s Decision (Split) victory over Kelvin Gastelum. In the co-main event, Ricardo Lamas defeated Diego Sanchez in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC Fight Night 78 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 78 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 78 bonus winners below:

There were thirteen fights at UFC Fight Night 78: Magny vs. Gastelum, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Andre Fili and Polo Reyes, who will be leaving the Arena Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico with an extra $50,000. Neil Magny Vs. Kelvin Gastelum 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 78 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 78:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 78 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 78 attendance and gate

There were 10,410 fans inside the Arena Monterrey for UFC Fight Night 78 on November 21. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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