UFC 129 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘St-Pierre vs. Shields’

Event: UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields
Date: Sat., Apr. 30, 2011
Venue: Rogers Centre
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Total Fights: 12
Attendance: 55,724
Gate: $12,075,000
Buy Rate: 800,000

UFC 129 is officially in the books. ‘St-Pierre vs. Shields’-led card took place at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 13 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Georges St. Pierre’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Jake Shields. In the co-main event, Jose Aldo defeated Mark Hominick in round 5 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC 129 results and full fight card.

UFC 129 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 129 bonus winners below:

There were twelve fights at UFC 129: St-Pierre vs. Shields, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Lyoto Machida and Pablo Garza, who will be leaving the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with an extra $50,000. Jose Aldo Vs. Mark Hominick 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 129 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 129:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 129 event is PENDING.

UFC 129 attendance and gate

There were 55,724 fans inside the Rogers Centre for UFC 129 on April 30. The reported gate for the event is: $12,075,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 800,000.

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