|Event:||UFC on Fox 18: Johnson vs. Bader|
|Date:||Sat., Jan. 30, 2016|
|Location:||Newark, New Jersey|
UFC on Fox 18 is officially in the books. ‘Johnson vs. Bader’-led card took place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, 7 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Anthony Johnson’s KO (Punches) victory over Ryan Bader. In the co-main event, Ben Rothwell defeated Josh Barnett in round 2 by Submission (Guillotine Choke).
UFC on Fox 18 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 on Fox 18 bonus winners below:
There were thirteen fights at UFC on Fox 18: Johnson vs. Bader, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Anthony Johnson and Ben Rothwell, who will be leaving the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey with an extra $50,000. Jimmie Rivera Vs. Iuri Alcantara was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: Zuffa purchased the UFC in 2001 from Semaphore Entertainment Group for $2 million.
UFC on Fox 18 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 18:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC on Fox 18 event is PENDING.
UFC on Fox 18 attendance and gate
There were 10,555 fans inside the Prudential Center for UFC on Fox 18 on January 30. The reported gate for the event is: $818,000. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.