UFC on Fox 4 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Shogun vs. Vera’

Event: UFC on Fox 4: Shogun vs. Vera
Date: Sat., Aug. 4, 2012
Venue: Staples Center
Location: Los Angeles, California
Total Fights: 10
Attendance: 16,080
Gate: $1,100,000
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC on Fox 4 is officially in the books. ‘Shogun vs. Vera’-led card took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, 11 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Mauricio Rua’s TKO (Punches) victory over Brandon Vera. In the co-main event, Lyoto Machida defeated Ryan Bader in round 2 by KO (Punches).

You can view UFC on Fox 4 results and full fight card.

UFC on Fox 4 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 on Fox 4 bonus winners below:

There were ten fights at UFC on Fox 4: Shogun vs. Vera, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Mike Swick and Joe Lauzon, who will be leaving the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California with an extra $50,000. Joe Lauzon Vs. Jamie Varner 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 on Fox 4 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 Fox 4:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC on Fox 4 event is PENDING.

UFC on Fox 4 attendance and gate

There were 16,080 fans inside the Staples Center for UFC on Fox 4 on August 4. The reported gate for the event is: $1,100,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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