|Event:||UFC 155: dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2|
|Date:||Sat., Dec. 29, 2012|
|Venue:||MGM Grand Garden Arena|
|Location:||Las Vegas, Nevada|
UFC 155 is officially in the books. ‘dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2’-led card took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 10 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some great fights and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Cain Velasquez’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Junior dos Santos. In the co-main event, Jim Miller defeated Joe Lauzon in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC 155 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 best individual performance.
Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC 155 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC 155: dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Todd Duffee and John Moraga, who will be leaving the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Jim Miller Vs. Joe Lauzon was awarded the Fight of the Night.
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UFC 155 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 155:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 155 event is PENDING.
UFC 155 attendance and gate
There were 13,561 fans inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena for UFC 155 on December 29. The reported gate for the event is: $3,286,025. The buyrate and viewership data is: 590,000.