UFC 10 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘The Tournament’

Event: UFC 10: The Tournament
Date: Fri., Jul. 12, 1996
Venue: Fairgrounds Arena
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Total Fights: 9
Attendance: 4,300
Gate: Undisclosed
Buy Rate: 96,000

UFC 10 is officially in the books. ‘The Tournament’-led card took place at the Fairgrounds Arena in Birmingham, Alabama, 27 years ago. The nine-fight-event featured some great fights and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Mark Coleman’s TKO (Punches) victory over Don Frye. In the co-main event, Mark Coleman defeated Gary Goodridge in round 1 by Submission (Exhaustion).

You can view UFC 10 results and full fight card.

UFC 10 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 10 bonus winners below:

There were nine fights at UFC 10: The Tournament, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to , who will be leaving the Fairgrounds Arena in Birmingham, Alabama with an extra $50,000. was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: The first knockout, submission, and fight of the night bonuses were awarded at UFC 70 in 2007.

UFC 10 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 10:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 10 event is PENDING.

UFC 10 attendance and gate

There were 4,300 fans inside the Fairgrounds Arena for UFC 10 on July 12. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: 96,000.

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