|Event:||UFC 214: Cormier vs. Jones 2|
|Date:||Sat., Jul. 29, 2017|
UFC 214 is officially in the books. ‘Cormier vs. Jones 2’-led card took place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, 5 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Jon Jones’s NC (Overturned by CSAC) victory over Daniel Cormier. In the co-main event, Tyron Woodley defeated Demian Maia in round 5 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC 214 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 best individual performance.
Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC 214 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC 214: Cormier vs. Jones 2, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Jon Jones and Volkan Oezdemir, who will be leaving the Honda Center in Anaheim, California with an extra $50,000. Brian Ortega Vs. Renato Moicano was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: Zuffa purchased the UFC in 2001 from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million.
UFC 214 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 214:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 214 event is PENDING.
UFC 214 attendance and gate
There were 16,610 fans inside the Honda Center for UFC 214 on July 29. The reported gate for the event is: $2,448,870. The buyrate and viewership data is: 860,000.