UFC Live 5 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Hardy vs. Lytle’

Event: UFC Live 5: Hardy vs. Lytle
Date: Sun., Aug. 14, 2011
Venue: Bradley Center
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Total Fights: 12
Attendance: 6,751
Gate: $539,000
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Live 5 is officially in the books. ‘Hardy vs. Lytle’-led card took place at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 12 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Chris Lytle’s Submission (Guillotine Choke) victory over Dan Hardy. In the co-main event, Benson Henderson defeated Jim Miller in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC Live 5 results and full fight card.

UFC Live 5 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 Live 5 bonus winners below:

There were twelve fights at UFC Live 5: Hardy vs. Lytle, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Donald Cerrone and Chris Lytle, who will be leaving the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with an extra $50,000. Dan Hardy Vs. Chris Lytle was awarded the Fight of the Night.

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

UFC Live 5 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 Live 5:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Live 5 event is PENDING.

UFC Live 5 attendance and gate

There were 6,751 fans inside the Bradley Center for UFC Live 5 on August 14. The reported gate for the event is: $539,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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