UFC 125 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Resolution’

Event: UFC 125: Resolution
Date: Sat., Jan. 1, 2011
Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Total Fights: 11
Attendance: 12,874
Gate: $2,174,780
Buy Rate: 270,000

UFC 125 is officially in the books. ‘Resolution’-led card took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 13 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Frankie Edgar’s Draw (Split) victory over Gray Maynard. In the co-main event, Brian Stann defeated Chris Leben in round 1 by TKO (Knee and Punches).

You can view UFC 125 results and full fight card.

UFC 125 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 125 bonus winners below:

There were eleven fights at UFC 125: Resolution, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Jeremy Stephens and Clay Guida, who will be leaving the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Frankie Edgar Vs. Gray Maynard 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.

UFC 125 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 125:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 125 event is PENDING.

UFC 125 attendance and gate

There were 12,874 fans inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena for UFC 125 on January 1. The reported gate for the event is: $2,174,780. The buyrate and viewership data is: 270,000.

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