|Event:||UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira|
|Date:||Sat., Apr. 26, 2014|
UFC 172 is officially in the books. ‘Jones vs. Teixeira’-led card took place at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland, 9 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Jon Jones’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Glover Teixeira. In the co-main event, Anthony Johnson defeated Phil Davis in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
You can view UFC 172 results and full fight card.
UFC 172 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 172 bonus winners below:
There were ten fights at UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Joseph Benavidez and Chris Beal, who will be leaving the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland with an extra $50,000. Takanori Gomi Vs. Isaac Vallie-flagg was awarded the Fight of the Night.
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UFC 172 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 172:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 172 event is PENDING.
UFC 172 attendance and gate
There were 13,485 fans inside the Baltimore Arena for UFC 172 on April 26. The reported gate for the event is: $2,300,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 350,000.
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