UFC Fight Night 173 Payouts – Salaries, Bonuses & Facts

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UFC Fight Night 173 gave fight fans all they could ask for on Saturday night. The event was live from inside UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Derek Brunson defeated Edmen Shahbazyan by TKO (Punches) Saturday, and in the co-main event, Jennifer Maia defeated Joanne Calderwood in round 1 by Submission (Armbar).

This was 525th event in Ultimate Fighting Championship history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and TUF finales. The pay-per-view card streamed on ESPN/ESPN+ following prelims on ESPN/ESPN+. In this post, we’ll go in detail on UFC Fight Night 173 payouts, fighter bonuses and event facts, including the attendance, total gate and PPV buys.

UFC Fight Night 173 Attendance, Gate, Viewership

There were no audience 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.

Attendance
no audience
Gate
$0
Buyrate
Not available
Total Fights
8

UFC Fight Night 173 Bonuses

UFC Fight Night 173 had 8 bouts scheduled. Bobby Green vs. Lando Vannata was awarded Fight of the Night bonus. The Performance of the Night bonuses went to Jennifer Maia and Vicente Luque. 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 173 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 Fight Night 173:

PENDING… We will update this section as soon as the fighter salaries are officially released. In the meantime, you can view all the UFC Fight Night 173 results.

The UFC Fight Night 173 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 Fight Night 173: Brunson vs. Shahbazyan
Date
August 1, 2020
Venue
UFC APEX facility
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Main Event
Brunson vs. Shahbazyan
Total Fights
8
Attendance
no audience
Gate
$0
Buyrate
Not available

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