UFC 247 Payouts – Salaries, Bonuses & Facts

UFC 247 gave fight fans all they could ask for on Saturday night. The event was live from inside Toyota Center in Houston, TX. Jon Jones defeated Dominick Reyes by Decision (Unanimous) Saturday, and in the co-main event, Valentina Shevchenko defeated Katlyn Chookagian in round 3 by TKO (Elbows and Punches).

This was 508th event in Ultimate Fighting Championship history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and TUF finales. The pay-per-view card streamed on ESPN+ PPV following prelims on ESPN. In this post, we’ll go in detail on UFC 247 payouts, fighter bonuses and event facts, including the attendance, total gate and PPV buys.

UFC 247 Attendance, Gate, Viewership

There were 17,401 fans in attendance. The gate for the event came out to $3,549,418. The viewership data is still pending. We’ll continue to update this post as soon as the information is available.

Attendance
17,401
Gate
$3,549,418
Buyrate
Not available
Total Fights
12

UFC 247 Bonuses

UFC 247 had 12 bouts scheduled. Trevin Giles vs. James Krause was awarded Fight of the Night bonus. The Performance of the Night bonuses went to Kalinn Williams and Mario Bautista. The fighters took home an extra $50,000.

There are four types of awards:

  • Fight of the Night is awarded to two fighters who star in the exciting fight of the night.
  • KO of the Night is awarded to the fighter who achieves the most spectacular Knockout.
  • Submission of the Night is granted to the protagonist of the most striking submission.
  • Performance of the Night is awarded the most impressive individual performance of the night.

UFC 247 Salaries

The total disclosed payroll for the event is PENDING. The figures below are base salaries reported to the commission and do not reflect entire compensation packages for the event. Here the full list of fighter payouts from UFC 247:

PENDING… We will update this section as soon as the fighter salaries are officially released. In the meantime, you can view all the UFC 247 results.

The UFC 247 payouts don’t include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses, and taxes. Additionally, these do not include pay-per-view cuts that some top-level fighters receive. They also do not include money paid by sponsors, Reebok pay, any other “locker room” or special discretionary bonuses the UFC often pays.

Did you know: The average UFC fighter made $138,000 in 2018, up from average earnings of $132,000 in 2017.

Event
UFC 247: Jones vs. Reyes
Date
February 8, 2020
Venue
Toyota Center
Location
Houston, TX
Main Event
Jones vs. Reyes
Total Fights
12
Attendance
17,401
Gate
$3,549,418
Buyrate
Not available

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