UFC on Fuel TV 3 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Korean Zombie vs. Poirier’

Event: UFC on Fuel TV 3: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier
Date: Tue., May. 15, 2012
Venue: Patriot Center
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Total Fights: 12
Attendance: Pending
Gate: Undisclosed
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC on Fuel TV 3 is officially in the books. ‘Korean Zombie vs. Poirier’-led card took place at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia, 12 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Chan Sung Jung’s Submission (Brabo Choke) victory over Dustin Poirier. In the co-main event, Amir Sadollah defeated Jorge Lopez in round 3 by Decision (Split).

You can view UFC on Fuel TV 3 results and full fight card.

UFC on Fuel TV 3 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 on Fuel TV 3 bonus winners below:

There were twelve fights at UFC on Fuel TV 3: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Tom Lawlor and Chan-Sung Jung, who will be leaving the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia with an extra $50,000. Dustin Poirier Vs. Chan-sung Jung was awarded the Fight of the Night.

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UFC on Fuel TV 3 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 Fuel TV 3:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC on Fuel TV 3 event is PENDING.

UFC on Fuel TV 3 attendance and gate

There were Pending fans inside the Patriot Center for UFC on Fuel TV 3 on May 15. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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