UFC Live 6 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Cruz vs. Johnson’

Event: UFC Live 6: Cruz vs. Johnson
Date: Sat., Oct. 1, 2011
Venue: Verizon Center
Location: Washington, D.C.
Total Fights: 10
Attendance: 9,380
Gate: $706,775
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC Live 6 is officially in the books. ‘Cruz vs. Johnson’-led card took place at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., 12 years ago. The ten-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Dominick Cruz’s Decision (Unanimous) victory over Demetrious Johnson. In the co-main event, Stefan Struve defeated Pat Barry in round 2 by Submission (Triangle Choke).

You can view UFC Live 6 results and full fight card.

UFC Live 6 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 most thrilling individual performance.

Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC Live 6 bonus winners below:

There were ten fights at UFC Live 6: Cruz vs. Johnson, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Anthony Johnson and Stefan Struve, who will be leaving the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. with an extra $50,000. Matt Wiman Vs. Mac Danzig 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 Live 6 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 6:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Live 6 event is PENDING.

UFC Live 6 attendance and gate

There were 9,380 fans inside the Verizon Center for UFC Live 6 on October 1. The reported gate for the event is: $706,775. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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