|Event:||The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale: Redemption|
|Date:||Fri., Jul. 7, 2017|
The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale is officially in the books. ‘Redemption’-led card took place at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada, 5 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some great fights and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Justin Gaethje’s TKO (Punches and Knees) victory over Michael Johnson. In the co-main event, Jesse Taylor defeated Dhiego Lima in round 2 by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).
The Ultimate Fighter 25 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 best individual performance.
Let’s take a closer look at the official The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale bonus winners below:
There were eleven fights at The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale: Redemption, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Justin Gaethje and Tecia Torres, who will be leaving the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Michael Johnson Vs. Justin Gaethje 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 25 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 25 Finale:
The total disclosed payroll for The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale event is PENDING.
The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale attendance and gate
There were 6,308 fans inside the T-Mobile Arena for The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale on July 7. The reported gate for the event is: $432,495. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.