|Event:||UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs. Thompson|
|Date:||Sat., Feb. 6, 2016|
|Venue:||MGM Grand Garden Arena|
|Location:||Las Vegas, Nevada|
UFC Fight Night 82 is officially in the books. ‘Hendricks vs. Thompson’-led card took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, 6 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some great fights and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Stephen Thompson’s TKO (Punches) victory over Johny Hendricks. In the co-main event, Roy Nelson defeated Jared Rosholt in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).
UFC Fight Night 82 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 most exciting 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 82 bonus winners below:
There were twelve fights at UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs. Thompson, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Stephen Thompson and Diego Rivas, who will be leaving the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Mike Pyle Vs. Sean Spencer 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 82 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 82:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 82 event is PENDING.
UFC Fight Night 82 attendance and gate
There were 7,422 fans inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena for UFC Fight Night 82 on February 6. The reported gate for the event is: $1,435,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.