UFC Fight Night 83 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Cowboy vs. Cowboy’

Event: UFC Fight Night 83: Cowboy vs. Cowboy
Date: Sun., Feb. 21, 2016
Venue: Consol Energy Center
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Total Fights: 13
Attendance: 7,330
Gate: $572,547
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 83 is officially in the books. ‘Cowboy vs. Cowboy’-led card took place at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 8 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Donald Cerrone’s Submission (Triangle Choke) victory over Alex Oliveira. In the co-main event, Derek Brunson defeated Roan Carneiro in round 1 by KO (Punches).

You can view UFC Fight Night 83 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 83 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 83 bonus winners below:

There were thirteen fights at UFC Fight Night 83: Cowboy vs. Cowboy, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Donald Cerrone and Chris Camozzi, who will be leaving the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with an extra $50,000. Lauren Murphy Vs. Kelly Faszholz was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: Zuffa purchased the UFC in 2001 from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million.

UFC Fight Night 83 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 83:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 83 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 83 attendance and gate

There were 7,330 fans inside the Consol Energy Center for UFC Fight Night 83 on February 21. The reported gate for the event is: $572,547. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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