|Event:||UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami 2|
|Date:||Sat., Aug. 27, 2011|
|Location:||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
UFC 134 is officially in the books. ‘Silva vs. Okami 2’-led card took place at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 11 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Anderson Silva’s TKO (Punches) victory over Yushin Okami. In the co-main event, Mauricio Rua defeated Forrest Griffin in round 1 by KO (Punches).
UFC 134 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 134 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami 2, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who will be leaving the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with an extra $50,000. Ross Pearson Vs. Edson Barboza was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: Zuffa purchased the UFC in 2001 from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million.
UFC 134 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 134:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 134 event is PENDING.
UFC 134 attendance and gate
There were 14,000 fans inside the HSBC Arena for UFC 134 on August 27. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: 335,000.