UFC 143 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Diaz vs. Condit’

Event: UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit
Date: Sat., Feb. 4, 2012
Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Total Fights: 11
Attendance: 9,015
Gate: $2,400,000
Buy Rate: 400,000

UFC 143 is officially in the books. ‘Diaz vs. Condit’-led card took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, 12 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Carlos Condit’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Nick Diaz. In the co-main event, Fabricio Werdum defeated Roy Nelson in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC 143 results and full fight card.

UFC 143 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 143 bonus winners below:

There were eleven fights at UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Stephen Thompson and Dustin Poirier, who will be leaving the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Roy Nelson Vs. Fabricio Werdum 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 143 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 143:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 143 event is PENDING.

UFC 143 attendance and gate

There were 9,015 fans inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center for UFC 143 on February 4. The reported gate for the event is: $2,400,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 400,000.

For upcoming UFC events, click here. If you see a mistake, let us know.

MMA News & Rumors