|Event:||UFC 123: Rampage vs. Machida|
|Date:||Sat., Nov. 20, 2010|
|Venue:||The Palace of Auburn Hills|
|Location:||Auburn Hills, Michigan|
UFC 123 is officially in the books. ‘Rampage vs. Machida’-led card took place at the The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan, 13 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Quinton Jackson’s Decision (Split) victory over Lyoto Machida. In the co-main event, B.J. Penn defeated Matt Hughes in round 1 by KO (Punches).
UFC 123 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 123 bonus winners below:
There were eleven fights at UFC 123: Rampage vs. Machida, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to B.J. Penn and Phil Davis, who will be leaving the The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan with an extra $50,000. George Sotiropoulos Vs. Joe Lauzon was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: Zuffa purchased the UFC in 2001 from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million.
UFC 123 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 123:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 123 event is PENDING.
UFC 123 attendance and gate
There were 16,404 fans inside the The Palace of Auburn Hills for UFC 123 on November 20. The reported gate for the event is: $2,100,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 500,000.