|Event:||UFC Fight Night 116: Rockhold vs. Branch|
|Date:||Sat., Sep. 16, 2017|
|Venue:||PPG Paints Arena|
UFC Fight Night 116 is officially in the books. ‘Rockhold vs. Branch’-led card took place at the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 5 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Luke Rockhold’s TKO (Submission to Punches) victory over David Branch. In the co-main event, Mike Perry defeated Alex Reyes in round 1 by KO (Knee).
UFC Fight Night 116 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 116 bonus winners below:
There were ten fights at UFC Fight Night 116: Rockhold vs. Branch, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Uriah Hall and Mike Perry, who will be leaving the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with an extra $50,000. Gregor Gillespie Vs. Jason Gonzalez 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 Fight Night 116 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 116:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 116 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 116 attendance and gate
There were 7,005 fans inside the PPG Paints Arena for UFC Fight Night 116 on September 16. The reported gate for the event is: $396,191. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.