|Event:||UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee|
|Date:||Sat., Apr. 21, 2018|
|Location:||Atlantic City, New Jersey|
UFC Fight Night 128 is officially in the books. ‘Barboza vs. Lee’-led card took place at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, 5 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Kevin Lee’s TKO (Doctor Stoppage) victory over Edson Barboza. In the co-main event, Frankie Edgar defeated Cub Swanson in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC Fight Night 128 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 128 bonus winners below:
There were eleven fights at UFC Fight Night 128: Barboza vs. Lee, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Siyar Bahadurzada and David Branch, who will be leaving the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey with an extra $50,000. Ricky Simon Vs. Merab Dvalishvili was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: Zuffa purchased the UFC in 2001 from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million.
UFC Fight Night 128 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 128:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 128 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 128 attendance and gate
There were 9,541 fans inside the Boardwalk Hall for UFC Fight Night 128 on April 21. The reported gate for the event is: $923,720. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.