UFC on ESPN 53: Ribas vs. Namajunas Bonuses & Payouts

Event: UFC on ESPN 53: Ribas vs. Namajunas
Date: Sat., Mar. 23, 2024
Venue: UFC Apex
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Total Fights: 13
Attendance: Not announced
Gate: Not available
Buy Rate: Not announced

UFC on ESPN 53 is officially in the books. ‘Ribas vs. Namajunas’-led card took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 20 days ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Rose Namajunas’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Amanda Ribas. In the co-main event, Karl Williams defeated Justin Tafa in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC on ESPN 53 results and full fight card.

UFC on ESPN 53 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 best individual performance.

Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC on ESPN 53 bonus winners below:

There were thirteen fights at UFC on ESPN 53: Ribas vs. Namajunas, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to , who will be leaving the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States with an extra $50,000. was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: Reebok sponsorship pay can range from $3,500 per fight to $40,000, depending on athletes' tenure. This deal ends in March 2021.

UFC on ESPN 53 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 on ESPN 53:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC on ESPN 53 event is PENDING.

UFC on ESPN 53 attendance and gate

There were Not announced fans inside the UFC Apex for UFC on ESPN 53 on March 23. The reported gate for the event is: Not available. The buyrate and viewership data is: Not announced.

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