|Event:||UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche|
|Date:||Sat., Feb. 23, 2013|
UFC 157 is officially in the books. ‘Rousey vs. Carmouche’-led card took place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, 10 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Ronda Rousey’s Submission (Armbar) victory over Liz Carmouche. In the co-main event, Lyoto Machida defeated Dan Henderson in round 3 by Decision (Split).
UFC 157 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 157 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Robbie Lawler and Kenny Robertson, who will be leaving the Honda Center in Anaheim, California with an extra $50,000. Dennis Bermudez Vs. Matt Grice was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: The first knockout, submission, and fight of the night bonuses were awarded at UFC 70 in 2007.
UFC 157 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 157:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 157 event is PENDING.
UFC 157 attendance and gate
There were 13,257 fans inside the Honda Center for UFC 157 on February 23. The reported gate for the event is: $1,350,191. The buyrate and viewership data is: 450,000.