UFC Live 2 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Jones vs. Matyushenko’

Event: UFC Live 2: Jones vs. Matyushenko
Date: Sun., Aug. 1, 2010
Venue: Valley View Casino Center
Location: San Diego, California
Total Fights: 10
Attendance: 8,132
Gate: $489,685
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Live 2 is officially in the books. ‘Jones vs. Matyushenko’-led card took place at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California, 13 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Jon Jones’s TKO (Elbows) victory over Vladimir Matyushenko. In the co-main event, Yushin Okami defeated Mark Munoz in round 3 by Decision (Split).

You can view UFC Live 2 results and full fight card.

UFC Live 2 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 Live 2 bonus winners below:

There were ten fights at UFC Live 2: Jones vs. Matyushenko, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Takanori Gomi and Charles Oliveira, who will be leaving the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California with an extra $50,000. Brian Stann Vs. Mike Massenzio was awarded the Fight of the Night.

Did you know: Zuffa purchased the UFC in 2001 from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million.

UFC Live 2 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 Live 2:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Live 2 event is PENDING.

UFC Live 2 attendance and gate

There were 8,132 fans inside the Valley View Casino Center for UFC Live 2 on August 1. The reported gate for the event is: $489,685. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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