|Event:||UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III|
|Date:||Sat., Oct. 8, 2011|
UFC 136 is officially in the books. ‘Edgar vs. Maynard III’-led card took place at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, 11 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some great fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Frankie Edgar’s KO (Punches) victory over Gray Maynard. In the co-main event, Jose Aldo defeated Kenny Florian in round 5 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC 136 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 136 bonus winners below:
There were eleven fights at UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Frankie Edgar and Joe Lauzon, who will be leaving the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas with an extra $50,000. Leonard Garcia Vs. Nam Phan 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 136 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 136:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 136 event is PENDING.
UFC 136 attendance and gate
There were 16,164 fans inside the Toyota Center for UFC 136 on October 8. The reported gate for the event is: $2,230,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 225,000.