|Event:||UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2|
|Date:||Sat., Aug. 20, 2016|
|Location:||Las Vegas, Nevada|
UFC 202 is officially in the books. ‘Diaz vs. McGregor 2’-led card took place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 6 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Conor McGregor’s Decision (Majority) victory over Nate Diaz. In the co-main event, Anthony Johnson defeated Glover Teixeira in round 1 by KO (Punch).
UFC 202 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 202 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Anthony Johnson and Donald Cerrone, who will be leaving the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Conor Mcgregor Vs. Nate Diaz 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 202 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 202:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 202 event is PENDING.
UFC 202 attendance and gate
There were 15,539 fans inside the T-Mobile Arena for UFC 202 on August 20. The reported gate for the event is: $7,700,810. The buyrate and viewership data is: 1,650,000.