|Event:||UFC on Fox 9: Johnson vs. Benavidez 2|
|Date:||Sat., Dec. 14, 2013|
|Venue:||Sleep Train Arena|
UFC on Fox 9 is officially in the books. ‘Johnson vs. Benavidez 2’-led card took place at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California, 9 years ago. The eleven-fight-event featured some excellent fights and a bunch of nice finishes, punctuated by Demetrious Johnson’s KO (Punches) victory over Joseph Benavidez. In the co-main event, Urijah Faber defeated Michael McDonald in round 2 by Submission (Guillotine Choke).
UFC on Fox 9 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 best individual performance.
Let’s take a closer look at the official UFC on Fox 9 bonus winners below:
There were eleven fights at UFC on Fox 9: Johnson vs. Benavidez 2, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Demetrious Johnson and Urijah Faber, who will be leaving the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California with an extra $50,000. Edson Barboza Vs. Danny Castillo was awarded the Fight of the Night.
Did you know: Reebok sponsorship pay can range from $3,500 per fight to $40,000, depending on athletes' tenure. This deal ends in March 2021.
UFC on Fox 9 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 9:
The total disclosed payroll for UFC on Fox 9 event is PENDING.
UFC on Fox 9 attendance and gate
There were 11,573 fans inside the Sleep Train Arena for UFC on Fox 9 on December 14. The reported gate for the event is: $1,066,610. The buyrate and viewership data is: N/A.