|Event:||UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn 2|
|Date:||Sat., Aug. 28, 2010|
UFC 118 is officially in the books. ‘Edgar vs. Penn 2’-led card took place at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, 12 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Frankie Edgar’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over B.J. Penn. In the co-main event, Randy Couture defeated James Toney in round 1 by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke).
UFC 118 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 UFC 118 bonus winners below:
There were ten fights at UFC 118: Edgar vs. Penn 2, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Joe Lauzon, who will be leaving the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts with an extra $50,000. Nate Diaz Vs. Marcus Davis 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 118 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 118:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 118 event is PENDING.
UFC 118 attendance and gate
There were 14,168 fans inside the TD Garden for UFC 118 on August 28. The reported gate for the event is: $2,800,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 570,000.