|Event:||UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2|
|Date:||Sat., Mar. 4, 2017|
|Location:||Las Vegas, Nevada|
UFC 209 is officially in the books. ‘Woodley vs. Thompson 2’-led card took place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 6 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Tyron Woodley’s Decision (Majority) victory over Stephen Thompson. In the co-main event, David Teymur defeated Lando Vannata in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC 209 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 best 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 209 bonus winners below:
There were eleven fights at UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Darren Elkins and Iuri Alcantara, who will be leaving the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. David Teymur Vs. Lando Vannata was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: The first knockout, submission, and fight of the night bonuses were awarded at UFC 70 in 2007.
UFC 209 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 209:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 209 event is PENDING.
UFC 209 attendance and gate
There were 13,150 fans inside the T-Mobile Arena for UFC 209 on March 4. The reported gate for the event is: $2,385,230. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.