UFC Fight Night 86 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Rothwell vs. dos Santos’

Event: UFC Fight Night 86: Rothwell vs. dos Santos
Date: Sun., Apr. 10, 2016
Venue: Arena Zagreb
Location: Zagreb, Croatia
Total Fights: 13
Attendance: 13,177
Gate: $549,000
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 86 is officially in the books. ‘Rothwell vs. dos Santos’-led card took place at the Arena Zagreb in Zagreb, Croatia, 8 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some great fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Junior dos Santos’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Ben Rothwell. In the co-main event, Derrick Lewis defeated Gabriel Gonzaga in round 1 by KO (Punches).

You can view UFC Fight Night 86 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 86 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 86 bonus winners below:

There were thirteen fights at UFC Fight Night 86: Rothwell vs. dos Santos, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Derrick Lewis, Alejandro Perez, Mairbek Taisumov and Jared Cannonier, who will be leaving the Arena Zagreb in Zagreb, Croatia with an extra $50,000. No One was awarded the Fight of the Night.

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UFC Fight Night 86 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 86:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 86 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 86 attendance and gate

There were 13,177 fans inside the Arena Zagreb for UFC Fight Night 86 on April 10. The reported gate for the event is: $549,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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