|Event:||The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale: Tournament of Champions|
|Date:||Sat., Dec. 3, 2016|
|Venue:||Palms Casino Resort|
|Location:||Las Vegas, Nevada|
The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale is officially in the books. ‘Tournament of Champions’-led card took place at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, 7 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Demetrious Johnson’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Tim Elliott. In the co-main event, Joseph Benavidez defeated Henry Cejudo in round 3 by Decision (Split).
The Ultimate Fighter 24 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 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 The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale: Tournament of Champions, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Sara McMann and Anthony Smith, who will be leaving the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Jared Cannonier Vs. Ion Cutelaba 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 24 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 24 Finale:
The total disclosed payroll for The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale event is PENDING.
The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale attendance and gate
There were 2,044 fans inside the Palms Casino Resort for The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale on December 3. The reported gate for the event is: $188,602. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.