UFC on FX 5 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Browne vs. Bigfoot’

Event: UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot
Date: Fri., Oct. 5, 2012
Venue: Target Center
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Total Fights: 10
Attendance: 7,049
Gate: $358,000
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC on FX 5 is officially in the books. ‘Browne vs. Bigfoot’-led card took place at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, 11 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some great fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Antonio Silva’s TKO (Punches) victory over Travis Browne. In the co-main event, Jake Ellenberger defeated Jay Hieron in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC on FX 5 results and full fight card.

UFC on FX 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 on FX 5 bonus winners below:

There were ten fights at UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Michael Johnson and Justin Edwards, who will be leaving the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota with an extra $50,000. Diego Nunes Vs. Bart Palaszewski 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 FX 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 on FX 5:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC on FX 5 event is PENDING.

UFC on FX 5 attendance and gate

There were 7,049 fans inside the Target Center for UFC on FX 5 on October 5. The reported gate for the event is: $358,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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