UFC Fight Night 79 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Henderson vs. Masvidal’

Event: UFC Fight Night 79: Henderson vs. Masvidal
Date: Sat., Nov. 28, 2015
Venue: Olympic Gymnastics Arena
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Total Fights: 11
Attendance: 12,156
Gate: Undisclosed
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 79 is officially in the books. ‘Henderson vs. Masvidal’-led card took place at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul, South Korea, 8 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Benson Henderson’s Decision (Split) victory over Jorge Masvidal. In the co-main event, Dong Hyun Kim defeated Dominic Waters in round 1 by TKO (Punches).

You can view UFC Fight Night 79 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 79 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 79 bonus winners below:

There were eleven fights at UFC Fight Night 79: Henderson vs. Masvidal, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Doo Ho Choi and Dominique Steele, who will be leaving the Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul, South Korea with an extra $50,000. Seo Hee Ham Vs. Cortney Casey was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: According to Dana White, UFC is now worth around $9 billion, thanks to the deal with ESPN.

UFC Fight Night 79 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 79:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 79 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 79 attendance and gate

There were 12,156 fans inside the Olympic Gymnastics Arena for UFC Fight Night 79 on November 28. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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