|Event:||UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida|
|Date:||Sat., Dec. 10, 2011|
|Venue:||Air Canada Centre|
|Location:||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
UFC 140 is officially in the books. ‘Jones vs. Machida’-led card took place at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 11 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Jon Jones’s Submission (Guillotine Choke) victory over Lyoto Machida. In the co-main event, Frank Mir defeated Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in round 1 by Submission (Kimura).
UFC 140 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 best 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 140 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Chan-Sung Jung and Frank Mir, who will be leaving the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with an extra $50,000. Jon Jones Vs. Lyoto Machida was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: The first knockout, submission, and fight of the night bonuses were awarded at UFC 70 in 2007.
UFC 140 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 140:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 140 event is PENDING.
UFC 140 attendance and gate
There were 18,303 fans inside the Air Canada Centre for UFC 140 on December 10. The reported gate for the event is: $3,900,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 480,000.