UFC 140 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Jones vs. Machida’

Event: UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida
Date: Sat., Dec. 10, 2011
Venue: Air Canada Centre
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Total Fights: 12
Attendance: 18,303
Gate: $3,900,000
Buy Rate: 480,000

UFC 140 is officially in the books. ‘Jones vs. Machida’-led card took place at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 12 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a handful 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).

You can view UFC 140 results and full fight card.

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 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 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: Reebok sponsorship pay can range from $3,500 per fight to $40,000, depending on athletes' tenure. This deal ends in March 2021.

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.

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