UFC Fight Night 87 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Overeem vs. Arlovski’

Event: UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs. Arlovski
Date: Sun., May. 8, 2016
Venue: Ahoy Rotterdam
Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Total Fights: 13
Attendance: 10,421
Gate: $1,523,320
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 87 is officially in the books. ‘Overeem vs. Arlovski’-led card took place at the Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands, 7 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Alistair Overeem’s TKO (Front Kick and Punches) victory over Andrei Arlovski. In the co-main event, Stefan Struve defeated Antonio Silva in round 1 by KO (Elbows).

You can view UFC Fight Night 87 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 87 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 87 bonus winners below:

There were thirteen fights at UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs. Arlovski, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Alistair Overeem, Stefan Struve, Gunnar Nelson and Germaine de Randamie, who will be leaving the Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands with an extra $50,000. No One was awarded the Fight of the Night.

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UFC Fight Night 87 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 87:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 87 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 87 attendance and gate

There were 10,421 fans inside the Ahoy Rotterdam for UFC Fight Night 87 on May 8. The reported gate for the event is: $1,523,320. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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