|Event:||UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans|
|Date:||Sat., Apr. 21, 2012|
UFC 145 is officially in the books. ‘Jones vs. Evans’-led card took place at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, 10 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some great fights and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Jon Jones’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Rashad Evans. In the co-main event, Rory MacDonald defeated Che Mills in round 2 by TKO (Punches).
UFC 145 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 145 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Ben Rothwell and Travis Browne, who will be leaving the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia with an extra $50,000. Mark Hominick Vs. Eddie Yagin was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: Zuffa purchased the UFC in 2001 from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million.
UFC 145 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 145:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 145 event is PENDING.
UFC 145 attendance and gate
There were 15,545 fans inside the Philips Arena for UFC 145 on April 21. The reported gate for the event is: $2,200,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 700,000.