UFC 272 Payouts – Salaries, Bonuses & Facts

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UFC 272 gave fight fans all they could ask for on Saturday night. The event was live from inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Colby Covington defeated Jorge Masvidal by Decision (Unanimous) Saturday, and in the co-main event, Rafael dos Anjos defeated Renato Carneiro in round 5 by Decision (Unanimous).

This was 595th 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/ESPN+. In this post, we’ll go into detail on UFC 272 payouts, fighter bonuses, and event facts, including the attendance, total gate and PPV buys.

UFC 272 Attendance, Gate, Viewership

There were 19,425 fans in attendance. The gate for the event came out to 6760000. The viewership data is still pending. We’ll continue to update this post as soon as the information is available.

Attendance
19,425
Gate
6760000
Buyrate
Not available
Total Fights
13

UFC 272 Bonuses

UFC 272 had 13 bouts scheduled. Colby Covington vs. Jorge Masvidal was awarded the Fight of the Night bonus. The Performance of the Night bonuses went to Kevin Holland and Maryna Moroz. 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 272 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 272:

PENDING… We will update this section as soon as the fighter salaries are officially released. In the meantime, you can view all the UFC 272 results.

The UFC 272 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 272: Covington vs. Masvidal
Date
March 5, 2022
Venue
T-Mobile Arena
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Main Event
Covington vs. Masvidal
Total Fights
13
Attendance
19,425
Gate
6760000
Buyrate
Not available

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