|Event:||UFC 107: Penn vs. Sanchez|
|Date:||Sat., Dec. 12, 2009|
UFC 107 is officially in the books. ‘Penn vs. Sanchez’-led card took place at the FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee, 13 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by B.J. Penn’s TKO (Doctor Stoppage) victory over Diego Sanchez. In the co-main event, Frank Mir defeated Cheick Kongo in round 1 by Submission (Guillotine Choke).
UFC 107 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 107 bonus winners below:
There were eleven fights at UFC 107: Penn vs. Sanchez, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to TJ Grant and DaMarques Johnson, who will be leaving the FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee with an extra $50,000. Alan Belcher Vs. Wilson Gouveia was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: Reebok sponsorship pay can range from $3,500 per fight to $40,000, depending on athletes' tenure. This deal ends in March 2021.
UFC 107 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 107:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 107 event is PENDING.
UFC 107 attendance and gate
There were 13,896 fans inside the FedExForum for UFC 107 on December 12. The reported gate for the event is: $1,500,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 620,000.