UFC 212 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Aldo vs. Holloway’

Event: UFC 212: Aldo vs. Holloway
Date: Sat., Jun. 3, 2017
Venue: Jeunesse Arena
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Total Fights: 12
Attendance: 15,412
Gate: Undisclosed
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC 212 is officially in the books. ‘Aldo vs. Holloway’-led card took place at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 6 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Max Holloway’s TKO (Punches) victory over Jose Aldo. In the co-main event, Claudia Gadelha defeated Karolina Kowalkiewicz in round 1 by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).

You can view UFC 212 results and full fight card.

UFC 212 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 212 bonus winners below:

There were twelve fights at UFC 212: Aldo vs. Holloway, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Brian Kelleher and Claudia Gadelha, who will be leaving the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with an extra $50,000. Max Holloway Vs. Jose Aldo 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 212 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 212:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 212 event is PENDING.

UFC 212 attendance and gate

There were 15,412 fans inside the Jeunesse Arena for UFC 212 on June 3. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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