|Event:||The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen|
|Date:||Sat., Apr. 13, 2013|
|Venue:||Mandalay Bay Events Center|
|Location:||Las Vegas, Nevada|
The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale is officially in the books. ‘Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen’-led card took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, 10 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Urijah Faber’s Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) victory over Scott Jorgensen. In the co-main event, Kelvin Gastelum defeated Uriah Hall in round 3 by Decision (Split).
You can view The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale results and full fight card.
The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale 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 The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Travis Browne and Daniel Pineda, who will be leaving the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Cat Zingano Vs. Miesha Tate 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.
The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale 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 The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale:
The total disclosed payroll for The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale event is PENDING.
The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale attendance and gate
There were 5,918 fans inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center for The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale on April 13. The reported gate for the event is: $569,075. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.
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