UFC Fight Night 91 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘McDonald vs. Lineker’

Event: UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs. Lineker
Date: Wed., Jul. 13, 2016
Venue: Denny Sanford Premier Center
Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Total Fights: 12
Attendance: 5,671
Gate: $381,945
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Fight Night 91 is officially in the books. ‘McDonald vs. Lineker’-led card took place at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 7 years ago. The twelve-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by John Lineker’s KO (Punches) victory over Michael McDonald. In the co-main event, Tony Ferguson defeated Lando Vannata in round 2 by Submission (Brabo Choke).

You can view UFC Fight Night 91 results and full fight card.

UFC Fight Night 91 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 most thrilling individual performance.

Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC Fight Night 91 bonus winners below:

There were twelve fights at UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs. Lineker, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to John Lineker and Louis Smolka, who will be leaving the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota with an extra $50,000. Tony Ferguson Vs. Lando Vannata 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 91 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 91:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 91 event is PENDING.

UFC Fight Night 91 attendance and gate

There were 5,671 fans inside the Denny Sanford Premier Center for UFC Fight Night 91 on July 13. The reported gate for the event is: $381,945. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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