|Event:||UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2|
|Date:||Sat., May. 25, 2013|
|Venue:||MGM Grand Garden Arena|
|Location:||Las Vegas, Nevada|
UFC 160 is officially in the books. ‘Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2’-led card took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 10 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Cain Velasquez’s TKO (Punches) victory over Antonio Silva. In the co-main event, Junior dos Santos defeated Mark Hunt in round 3 by KO (Spinning Hook Kick).
UFC 160 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 160 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to TJ Grant and Glover Teixeira, who will be leaving the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Junior Dos Santos Vs. Mark Hunt 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 160 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 160:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 160 event is PENDING.
UFC 160 attendance and gate
There were 12,380 fans inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena for UFC 160 on May 25. The reported gate for the event is: $2,942,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 380,000.