UFC 165 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Jones vs. Gustafsson’

Event: UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson
Date: Sat., Sep. 21, 2013
Venue: Air Canada Centre
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Total Fights: 13
Attendance: 15,504
Gate: $1,900,000
Buy Rate: 310,000

UFC 165 is officially in the books. ‘Jones vs. Gustafsson’-led card took place at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 10 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Jon Jones’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Alexander Gustafsson. In the co-main event, Renan Barao defeated Eddie Wineland in round 2 by TKO (Spinning Back-Kick and Punches).

You can view UFC 165 results and full fight card.

UFC 165 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 165 bonus winners below:

There were thirteen fights at UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Renan Barao and Mitch Gagnon, who will be leaving the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with an extra $50,000. Jon Jones Vs. Alexander Gustafsson was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: According to Dana White, UFC is now worth around $9 billion, thanks to the deal with ESPN.

UFC 165 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 165:

NOT AVAILABLE.

The total disclosed payroll for UFC 165 event is PENDING.

UFC 165 attendance and gate

There were 15,504 fans inside the Air Canada Centre for UFC 165 on September 21. The reported gate for the event is: $1,900,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 310,000.

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