UFC 162 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Silva vs. Weidman’

Event: UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman
Date: Sat., Jul. 6, 2013
Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Total Fights: 11
Attendance: 12,964
Gate: $4,826,000
Buy Rate: 550,000

UFC 162 is officially in the books. ‘Silva vs. Weidman’-led card took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 11 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some great fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Chris Weidman’s KO (Punches) victory over Anderson Silva. In the co-main event, Frankie Edgar defeated Charles Oliveira in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC 162 results and full fight card.

UFC 162 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 162 bonus winners below:

There were eleven fights at UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Chris Weidman, who will be leaving the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Frankie Edgar Vs. Charles Oliveira And Cub Swanson Vs. Dennis Siver was awarded the Fight of the Night.

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UFC 162 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 162:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 162 event is PENDING.

UFC 162 attendance and gate

There were 12,964 fans inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena for UFC 162 on July 6. The reported gate for the event is: $4,826,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 550,000.

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