UFC Fight Night 178 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. Colby Covington defeated Tyron Woodley by TKO (Rib Injury) Saturday, and in the co-main event, Donald Cerrone defeated Niko Price in round 3 by Draw (Majority).
This was 532nd 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+. In this post, we’ll go in detail on UFC Fight Night 178 payouts, fighter bonuses and event facts, including the attendance, total gate and PPV buys.
UFC Fight Night 178 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.
UFC Fight Night 178 Bonuses
UFC Fight Night 178 had 14 bouts scheduled. no one was awarded Fight of the Night bonus. The Performance of the Night bonuses went to Khamzat Chimaev, Mackenzie Dern, Damon Jackson and Randy Costa. 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 178 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 178:
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 178 results.
The UFC Fight Night 178 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 178: Covington vs. Woodley
|September 19, 2020|
|UFC APEX facility|
|Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Covington vs. Woodley|