UFC 7 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘UFC 7’

Event: UFC 7: UFC 7
Date: Fri., Sep. 8, 1995
Venue: Memorial Auditorium
Location: Buffalo, New York
Total Fights: 11
Attendance: 9,000
Gate: Undisclosed
Buy Rate: 190,000

UFC 7 is officially in the books. ‘UFC 7’-led card took place at the Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, New York, 28 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Marco Ruas’s TKO (Strikes) victory over Paul Varelans. In the co-main event, Ken Shamrock defeated Oleg Taktarov in round 1 by Draw.

You can view UFC 7 results and full fight card.

UFC 7 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 7 bonus winners below:

There were eleven fights at UFC 7: UFC 7, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to , who will be leaving the Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, New York with an extra $50,000. was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: Reebok sponsorship pay can range from $3,500 per fight to $40,000, depending on athletes' tenure. This deal ends in March 2021.

UFC 7 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 7:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC 7 event is PENDING.

UFC 7 attendance and gate

There were 9,000 fans inside the Memorial Auditorium for UFC 7 on September 8. The reported gate for the event is: Undisclosed. The buyrate and viewership data is: 190,000.

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