|Event:||UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor|
|Date:||Sat., Nov. 12, 2016|
|Venue:||Madison Square Garden|
|Location:||New York City, New York|
UFC 205 is officially in the books. ‘Alvarez vs. McGregor’-led card took place at the Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York, 6 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Conor McGregor’s TKO (Punches) victory over Eddie Alvarez. In the co-main event, Tyron Woodley defeated Stephen Thompson in round 5 by Draw (Majority).
UFC 205 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 205 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Conor McGregor and Yoel Romero, who will be leaving the Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York with an extra $50,000. Tyron Woodley Vs. Stephen Thompson 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 205 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 205:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 205 event is PENDING.
UFC 205 attendance and gate
There were 20,427 fans inside the Madison Square Garden for UFC 205 on November 12. The reported gate for the event is: $17,700,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 1,300,000.