UFC Vegas 66 Bonuses – Fighter Payouts for ‘Cannonier vs. Strickland’

Event: UFC Vegas 66: Cannonier vs. Strickland
Date: Sat., Dec. 17, 2022
Venue: UFC Apex
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Total Fights: 14
Buy Rate: Not available

UFC Vegas 66 is officially in the books. ‘Cannonier vs. Strickland’-led card took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, 3 months ago. The fourteen-fight-event featured some nice brawls and a handful of nice finishes, punctuated by Jared Cannonier’s Decision (Split) victory over Sean Strickland. In the co-main event, Arman Tsarukyan defeated Damir Ismagulov in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

You can view UFC Vegas 66 results and full fight card.

UFC Vegas 66 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 Vegas 66 bonus winners below:

There were fourteen fights at UFC Vegas 66: Cannonier vs. Strickland, only four athletes received the bonuses. The Performance of the Night bonus went to Alex Caceres and Michał Oleksiejczuk, who will be leaving the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada with an extra $50,000. Drew Dober Vs. Bobby Green 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 Vegas 66 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 Vegas 66:


The total disclosed payroll for UFC Vegas 66 event is PENDING.

UFC Vegas 66 attendance and gate

There were fans inside the UFC Apex for UFC Vegas 66 on December 17. The reported gate for the event is: . The buyrate and viewership data is: Not available.

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