|Event:||UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz|
|Date:||Sat., Aug. 6, 2011|
|Venue:||Wells Fargo Center|
UFC 133 is officially in the books. ‘Evans vs. Ortiz’-led card took place at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 11 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some great fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Rashad Evans’s TKO (Knee to the Body and Punches) victory over Tito Ortiz. In the co-main event, Vitor Belfort defeated Yoshihiro Akiyama in round 1 by KO (Punches).
UFC 133 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 best individual performance.
Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC 133 bonus winners below:
There were eleven fights at UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Vitor Belfort, who will be leaving the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with an extra $50,000. Rashad Evans Vs. Tito Ortiz was awarded the Fight of the Night.
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UFC 133 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 133:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 133 event is PENDING.
UFC 133 attendance and gate
There were 11,583 fans inside the Wells Fargo Center for UFC 133 on August 6. The reported gate for the event is: $1,500,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 310,000.