|Event:||UFC on Fox 17: dos Anjos vs. Cowboy 2|
|Date:||Sat., Dec. 19, 2015|
UFC on Fox 17 is officially in the books. ‘dos Anjos vs. Cowboy 2’-led card took place at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, 7 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a several of nice finishes, punctuated by Rafael dos Anjos’s TKO (Punches) victory over Donald Cerrone. In the co-main event, Alistair Overeem defeated Junior dos Santos in round 2 by TKO (Punches).
UFC on Fox 17 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 on Fox 17 bonus winners below:
There were thirteen fights at UFC on Fox 17: dos Anjos vs. Cowboy 2, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Rafael dos Anjos and Vicente Luque, who will be leaving the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida with an extra $50,000. Nate Diaz Vs. Michael Johnson was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: According to Dana White, UFC is now worth around $9 billion, thanks to the deal with ESPN.
UFC on Fox 17 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 on Fox 17:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC on Fox 17 event is PENDING.
UFC on Fox 17 attendance and gate
There were 14,459 fans inside the Amway Center for UFC on Fox 17 on December 19. The reported gate for the event is: $1,710,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.