UFC Fight Night 89 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘MacDonald vs. Thompson’

Event: UFC Fight Night 89: MacDonald vs. Thompson
Date: Sat., Jun. 18, 2016
Venue: TD Place Arena
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Total Fights: 13
Attendance: 10,490
Gate: $1,278,250
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 89 is officially in the books. ‘MacDonald vs. Thompson’-led card took place at the TD Place Arena in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 8 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Stephen Thompson’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Rory MacDonald. In the co-main event, Donald Cerrone defeated Patrick Cote in round 3 by TKO (Punches).

You can view UFC Fight Night 89 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 89 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 89 bonus winners below:

There were thirteen fights at UFC Fight Night 89: MacDonald vs. Thompson, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Donald Cerrone and Krzysztof Jotko, who will be leaving the TD Place Arena in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada with an extra $50,000. Steve Bosse Vs. Sean O'connell 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 89 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 89:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 89 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 89 attendance and gate

There were 10,490 fans inside the TD Place Arena for UFC Fight Night 89 on June 18. The reported gate for the event is: $1,278,250. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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