UFC 168 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Weidman vs. Silva 2’

Event: UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva 2
Date: Sat., Dec. 28, 2013
Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Total Fights: 11
Attendance: 15,650
Gate: $6,238,792
Buy Rate: 1,025,000

UFC 168 is officially in the books. ‘Weidman vs. Silva 2’-led card took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 10 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Chris Weidman’s TKO (Leg Injury) victory over Anderson Silva. In the co-main event, Ronda Rousey defeated Miesha Tate in round 3 by Submission (Armbar).

You can view UFC 168 results and full fight card.

UFC 168 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 168 bonus winners below:

There were eleven fights at UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva 2, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Travis Browne and Ronda Rousey, who will be leaving the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Ronda Rousey Vs. Miesha Tate was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: Zuffa purchased the UFC in 2001 from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million.

UFC 168 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 168:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 168 event is PENDING.

UFC 168 attendance and gate

There were 15,650 fans inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena for UFC 168 on December 28. The reported gate for the event is: $6,238,792. The buyrate and viewership data is: 1,025,000.

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