UFC on Fox 22 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘VanZant vs. Waterson’

Event: UFC on Fox 22: VanZant vs. Waterson
Date: Sat., Dec. 17, 2016
Venue: Golden 1 Center
Location: Sacramento, California
Total Fights: 13
Attendance: 10,525
Gate: $1,238,992
Buy Rate: N/A

UFC on Fox 22 is officially in the books. ‘VanZant vs. Waterson’-led card took place at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California, 7 years ago. The thirteen-fight-event featured some nice scraps and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Michelle Waterson’s Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) victory over Paige VanZant. In the co-main event, Mickey Gall defeated Sage Northcutt in round 2 by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).

You can view UFC on Fox 22 results and full fight card.

UFC on Fox 22 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 22 bonus winners below:

There were thirteen fights at UFC on Fox 22: VanZant vs. Waterson, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Michelle Waterson and Paul Craig, who will be leaving the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California with an extra $50,000. Leslie Smith Vs. Irene Aldana 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 22 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 22:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC on Fox 22 event is PENDING.

UFC on Fox 22 attendance and gate

There were 10,525 fans inside the Golden 1 Center for UFC on Fox 22 on December 17. The reported gate for the event is: $1,238,992. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.

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