UFC 282 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Blachowicz vs. Ankalaev’

Event: UFC 282: Blachowicz vs. Ankalaev
Date: Sat., Dec. 10, 2022
Venue: T-Mobile Arena
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Total Fights: 12
Attendance: 18,455
Gate: $4,409,511
Buy Rate: Not available

UFC 282 is officially in the books. ‘Blachowicz vs. Ankalaev’-led card took place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 1 month and 17 days ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Jan Blachowicz’s Draw (Split) victory over Magomed Ankalaev. In the co-main event, Paddy Pimblett defeated Jared Gordon in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC 282 results and full fight card.

UFC 282 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 282 bonus winners below:

There were twelve fights at UFC 282: Blachowicz vs. Ankalaev, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Santiago Ponzinibbio, Ilia Topuria, Raul Rosas Jr., Jairzinho Rozenstruik, Edmen Shahbazyan, Chris Curtis, Billy Quarantillo, T.J. Brown, and Cameron Saaiman, who will be leaving the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Dricus Du Plessis Vs. Darren Till 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 282 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 282:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 282 event is PENDING.

UFC 282 attendance and gate

There were 18,455 fans inside the T-Mobile Arena for UFC 282 on December 10. The reported gate for the event is: $4,409,511. The buyrate and viewership data is: Not available.

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