|Event:||UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort|
|Date:||Sat., Sep. 22, 2012|
|Venue:||Air Canada Centre|
|Location:||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
UFC 152 is officially in the books. ‘Jones vs. Belfort’-led card took place at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 11 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Jon Jones’s Submission (Keylock) victory over Vitor Belfort. In the co-main event, Demetrious Johnson defeated Joseph Benavidez in round 5 by Decision (Split).
UFC 152 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 152 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Cub Swanson and Jon Jones, who will be leaving the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with an extra $50,000. Tj Grant Vs. Evan Dunham was awarded the Fight of the Night.
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UFC 152 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 152:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 152 event is PENDING.
UFC 152 attendance and gate
There were 16,800 fans inside the Air Canada Centre for UFC 152 on September 22. The reported gate for the event is: $1,921,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 450,000.