|Event:||UFC 213: Romero vs. Whittaker|
|Date:||Sat., Jul. 8, 2017|
|Location:||Las Vegas, Nevada|
UFC 213 is officially in the books. ‘Romero vs. Whittaker’-led card took place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 5 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Robert Whittaker’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Yoel Romero. In the co-main event, Alistair Overeem defeated Fabricio Werdum in round 3 by Decision (Majority).
UFC 213 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 213 bonus winners below:
There were eleven fights at UFC 213: Romero vs. Whittaker, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Chad Laprise and Rob Font, who will be leaving the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Yoel Romero Vs. Robert Whittaker 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 213 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 213:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 213 event is PENDING.
UFC 213 attendance and gate
There were 12,834 fans inside the T-Mobile Arena for UFC 213 on July 8. The reported gate for the event is: $2,400,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: 150,000.