UFC on ESPN 11 Payouts – Salaries, Bonuses & Facts

UFC on ESPN 11 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. Curtis Blaydes defeated Alexander Volkov by Decision (Unanimous) Saturday, and in the co-main event, Josh Emmett defeated Shane Burgos in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

This was 519th 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 on ESPN 11 payouts, fighter bonuses and event facts, including the attendance, total gate and PPV buys.

UFC on ESPN 11 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.

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UFC on ESPN 11 Bonuses

UFC on ESPN 11 had 12 bouts scheduled. Josh Emmett vs. Shane Burgos was awarded Fight of the Night bonus. The Performance of the Night bonuses went to Jim Miller and Justin Jaynes. 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 ESPN 11 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 on ESPN 11:

Curtis Blaydes ($90,000 + $90,000 win bonus = $180,000) vs. Alexander Volkov ($80,000)
Josh Emmett ($76,000 + $76,000 win bonus = $152,000) vs. Shane Burgos ($75,000)
Raquel Pennington ($63,000 + $63,000 win bonus = $126,000) def. Marion Reneau ($38,000)
Belal Muhammad ($50,000 + $50,000 win bonus = $100,000) def. Lyman Good ($28,000)
Jim MiIIer ($104,000 + $104,000 win bonus = $208,000) def. Roosevelt Roberts ($25,000)
Bobby Green ($36,000 + $36,000 win bonus = $72,000) def. Clay Guida ($73,000)
Tecia Torres ($48,000 + $48,000 win bonus = $96,000) def. Brianna Van Buren ($14,000)
Marc-Andre Barriault ($14,000 + $14,000 win bonus = $28,000) def. Oskar Piechota ($20,000)
Gillian Robertson ($25,000 + $25,000 win bonus = $50,000) def. Cortney Casey ($53,000)
Justin Jaynes ($12,000 + $12,000 win bonus = $24,000) def. Frank Camacho ($25,000)
Lauren Murphy ($38,000 + $38,000 win bonus = $76,000) def. Roxanne Modafferi ($50,000)
Austin Hubbard ($25,000 + $25,000 win bonus = $50,000) def. Max Rohskopf ($12,000)

You can view all the UFC on ESPN 11 results.

The UFC on ESPN 11 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 ESPN 11: Blaydes vs. Volkov
June 20, 2020
UFC APEX facility
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Main Event
Blaydes vs. Volkov
Total Fights
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