UFC on ABC Payouts – Salaries, Bonuses & Facts

UFC on ABC bonuses payout poster

UFC on ABC gave fight fans all they could ask for on Saturday night. The event was live from inside the UFC Fight Island (Flash Forum Arena) in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, AE. Max Holloway defeated Calvin Kattar by Decision (Unanimous) Saturday, and in the co-main event, Carlos Condit defeated Matt Brown in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

This was 546th event in Ultimate Fighting Championship history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and TUF finales. The pay-per-view card streamed on ABC/ESPN+ following prelims on ESPN+. In this post, we’ll go into detail on UFC on ABC payouts, fighter bonuses, and event facts, including the attendance, total gate and PPV buys.

UFC on ABC Attendance, Gate, Viewership

There were 2,000 fans in attendance. The gate for the event is not available. The viewership data is still pending. We’ll continue to update this post as soon as the information is available.

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Total Fights

UFC on ABC Bonuses

UFC on ABC had 10 bouts scheduled. Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar was awarded the Fight of the Night bonus. The Performance of the Night bonuses went to Alessio Di Chirico and Li Jingliang. 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 on ABC 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 on ABC:

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

The UFC on ABC 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 on ABC: Holloway vs. Kattar
January 16, 2021
UFC Fight Island (Flash Forum Arena)
Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, AE
Main Event
Holloway vs. Kattar
Total Fights
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