UFC 269 Payouts – Salaries, Bonuses & Facts

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UFC 269 gave fight fans all they could ask for on Saturday night. The event was live from inside the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Charles Oliveira defeated Dustin Poirier by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Saturday, and in the co-main event, Julianna Pena defeated Amanda Nunes in round 2 by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).

This was 587th 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 ESPN2/ESPN+. In this post, we’ll go into detail on UFC 269 payouts, fighter bonuses, and event facts, including the attendance, total gate and PPV buys.

UFC 269 Attendance, Gate, Viewership

There were 18,471 fans in attendance. The gate for the event came out to 8000000. The viewership data is still pending. We’ll continue to update this post as soon as the information is available.

Attendance
18,471
Gate
8000000
Buyrate
Not available
Total Fights
14

UFC 269 Bonuses

UFC 269 had 14 bouts scheduled. Dominick Cruz vs. Pedro Munhoz was awarded the Fight of the Night bonus. The Performance of the Night bonuses went to Charles Oliveira, Julianna Peña, Kai Kara-France, Sean O’Malley, Tai Tuivasa, and Bruno Silva. 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 269 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’s the full list of fighter payouts from UFC 269:

PENDING… We will update this section as soon as the fighter salaries are officially released. In the meantime, you can view all the UFC 269 results.

The UFC 269 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 269: Oliveira vs. Poirier
Date
December 11, 2021
Venue
UFC APEX facility
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Main Event
Oliveira vs. Poirier
Total Fights
14
Attendance
18,471
Gate
8000000
Buyrate
Not available

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