|Event:||UFC 147: Silva vs. Franklin II|
|Date:||Sat., Jun. 23, 2012|
|Location:||Belo Horizonte, Brazil|
UFC 147 is officially in the books. ‘Silva vs. Franklin II’-led card took place at the Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 11 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Rich Franklin’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Wanderlei Silva. In the co-main event, Cezar Ferreira defeated Sergio Moraes in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC 147 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 147 bonus winners below:
There were eleven fights at UFC 147: Silva vs. Franklin II, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Marcos Vinicius and Rodrigo Damm, who will be leaving the Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Brazil with an extra $50,000. Rich Franklin Vs. Wanderlei Silva was awarded the Fight of the Night.
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UFC 147 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 147:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 147 event is PENDING.
UFC 147 attendance and gate
There were 16,643 fans inside the Mineirinho Arena for UFC 147 on June 23. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: 140,000.