UFC Fight Night 171 Payouts – Salaries, Bonuses & Facts

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UFC Fight Night 171 gave fight fans all they could ask for on Saturday night. The event was live from inside VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL, USA. Glover Teixeira defeated Anthony Smith by TKO (Punches) Wednesday, and in the co-main event, Ben Rothwell defeated Ovince St. Preux in round 3 by Decision (Split).

This was 514th event in Ultimate Fighting Championship history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and TUF finales. The pay-per-view card streamed on ESPN+ following prelims on ESPN+. In this post, we’ll go in detail on UFC Fight Night 171 payouts, fighter bonuses and event facts, including the attendance, total gate and PPV buys.

UFC Fight Night 171 Attendance, Gate, Viewership

There were 0 fans in attendance. The gate for the event came out to $0. The viewership data is still pending. We’ll continue to update this post as soon as the information is available.

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UFC Fight Night 171 Bonuses

UFC Fight Night 171 had 10 bouts scheduled. Brian Kelleher vs. Hunter Azure was awarded Fight of the Night bonus. The Performance of the Night bonuses went to Glover Teixeira and Drew Dober. 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 Fight Night 171 Salaries

The total disclosed payroll for the event is $1.75 million. 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 Fight Night 171:

Glover Teixeira: $230,000
Anthony Smith: $130,000
Rothwell: $260,000
Ovince Saint Preux: $95,000
Drew Dober: $116,000
Alexander Hernandez: $36,000
Ricky Simon: $60,000
Ray Borg: $46,000
Andrei Arlovski: $325,000
Philipe Lins: $80,000
Thiago Moises: $24,000
Michael Johnson: $83,000
Sijara Eubanks: $66,000
Sarah Moras: $23,000
Omar Morales: $24,000
Gabriel Benitez: $40,000
Brian Kelleher: $60,000
Hunter Azure: $12,000
Chase Sherman: $28,000
Ike Villanueva: $12,000

You can view all the UFC Fight Night 171 results.

The UFC Fight Night 171 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.

UFC Fight Night 171: Smith vs. Teixeira
May 13, 2020
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Jacksonville, FL, USA
Main Event
Smith vs. Teixeira
Total Fights
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