UFC Fight Night 103 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Rodriguez vs. Penn’

Event: UFC Fight Night 103: Rodriguez vs. Penn
Date: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017
Venue: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Total Fights: 12
Attendance: 11,589
Gate: $913,373
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 103 is officially in the books. ‘Rodriguez vs. Penn’-led card took place at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, 6 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Yair Rodriguez’s TKO (Punches) victory over B.J. Penn. In the co-main event, Joe Lauzon defeated Marcin Held in round 3 by Decision (Split).

You can view UFC Fight Night 103 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 103 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 Fight Night 103 bonus winners below:

There were twelve fights at UFC Fight Night 103: Rodriguez vs. Penn, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Yair Rodriguez and Oleksiy Oliynyk, who will be leaving the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona with an extra $50,000. Augusto Mendes Vs. Frankie Saenz 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 Fight Night 103 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 Fight Night 103:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 103 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 103 attendance and gate

There were 11,589 fans inside the Talking Stick Resort Arena for UFC Fight Night 103 on January 15. The reported gate for the event is: $913,373. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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