|Event:||UFC Fight Night 81: Dillashaw vs. Cruz|
|Date:||Sun., Jan. 17, 2016|
UFC Fight Night 81 is officially in the books. ‘Dillashaw vs. Cruz’-led card took place at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, 7 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some great fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Dominick Cruz’s Decision (Split) victory over T.J. Dillashaw. In the co-main event, Eddie Alvarez defeated Anthony Pettis in round 3 by Decision (Split).
You can view UFC Fight Night 81 results and full fight card.
UFC Fight Night 81 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 81 bonus winners below:
There were thirteen fights at UFC Fight Night 81: Dillashaw vs. Cruz, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Ed Herman and Luke Sanders, who will be leaving the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts with an extra $50,000. Dominick Cruz Vs. T.j. Dillashaw 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 81 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 81:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 81 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 81 attendance and gate
There were 12,790 fans inside the TD Garden for UFC Fight Night 81 on January 17. The reported gate for the event is: $1,300,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.
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