|Event:||UFC 146: dos Santos vs. Mir|
|Date:||Sat., May. 26, 2012|
|Venue:||MGM Grand Garden Arena|
|Location:||Las Vegas, Nevada|
UFC 146 is officially in the books. ‘dos Santos vs. Mir’-led card took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 11 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Junior dos Santos’s TKO (Punches) victory over Frank Mir. In the co-main event, Cain Velasquez defeated Antonio Silva in round 1 by TKO (Punches).
UFC 146 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 146 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC 146: dos Santos vs. Mir, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Dan Hardy, Paul Sass, Roy Nelson and Stefan Struve, who will be leaving the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. No One was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: Zuffa purchased the UFC in 2001 from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million.
UFC 146 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 146:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 146 event is PENDING.
UFC 146 attendance and gate
There were 14,674 fans inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena for UFC 146 on May 26. The reported gate for the event is: $3,428,775. The buyrate and viewership data is: 560,000.