UFC Fight Night 30 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Machida vs. Muñoz’

Event: UFC Fight Night 30: Machida vs. Muñoz
Date: Sat., Oct. 26, 2013
Venue: Phones 4u Arena
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Total Fights: 12
Attendance: 10,355
Gate: $1,500,000
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 30 is officially in the books. ‘Machida vs. Muñoz’-led card took place at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, United Kingdom, 10 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Lyoto Machida’s KO (Head Kick) victory over Mark Munoz. In the co-main event, Melvin Guillard defeated Ross Pearson in round 1 by NC (Knee to Head of Grounded Fighter).

You can view UFC Fight Night 30 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 30 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 30 bonus winners below:

There were twelve fights at UFC Fight Night 30: Machida vs. Muñoz, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Lyoto Machida and Nicholas Musoke, who will be leaving the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, United Kingdom with an extra $50,000. Luke Barnatt Vs. Andrew Craig was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: The first knockout, submission, and fight of the night bonuses were awarded at UFC 70 in 2007.

UFC Fight Night 30 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 30:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 30 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 30 attendance and gate

There were 10,355 fans inside the Phones 4u Arena for UFC Fight Night 30 on October 26. The reported gate for the event is: $1,500,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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