|Event:||UFC on Fox 29: Poirier vs. Gaethje|
|Date:||Sat., Apr. 14, 2018|
|Venue:||Gila River Arena|
UFC on Fox 29 is officially in the books. ‘Poirier vs. Gaethje’-led card took place at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona, 5 years ago. The fourteen-fight-event featured some great fights and a few of nice finishes, punctuated by Dustin Poirier’s TKO (Punches) victory over Justin Gaethje. In the co-main event, Alex Oliveira defeated Carlos Condit in round 2 by Submission (Guillotine Choke).
UFC on Fox 29 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 29 bonus winners below:
There were fourteen fights at UFC on Fox 29: Poirier vs. Gaethje, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Alex Oliveira and Adam Wieczorek, who will be leaving the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona with an extra $50,000. Dustin Poirier Vs. Justin Gaethje 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 29 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 29:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC on Fox 29 event is PENDING.
UFC on Fox 29 attendance and gate
There were 11,382 fans inside the Gila River Arena for UFC on Fox 29 on April 14. The reported gate for the event is: $1,085,712. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.