|Event:||UFC 92: The Ultimate 2008|
|Date:||Sat., Dec. 27, 2008|
|Venue:||MGM Grand Garden Arena|
|Location:||Las Vegas, Nevada|
UFC 92 is officially in the books. ‘The Ultimate 2008’-led card took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 14 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Rashad Evans’s TKO (Punches) victory over Forrest Griffin. In the co-main event, Frank Mir defeated Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in round 2 by TKO (Punches).
UFC 92 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 best individual performance.
Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC 92 bonus winners below:
There were ten fights at UFC 92: The Ultimate 2008, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Quinton Jackson, who will be leaving the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Rashad Evans Vs. Forrest Griffin 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 92 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 92:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 92 event is PENDING.
UFC 92 attendance and gate
There were 14,103 fans inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena for UFC 92 on December 27. The reported gate for the event is: $3,468,440. The buyrate and viewership data is: 1,000,000.