UFC on ESPN 12 Payouts – Salaries, Bonuses & Facts

UFC on ESPN 12 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. Dustin Poirier defeated Dan Hooker by Decision (Unanimous) Saturday, and in the co-main event, Mike Perry defeated Mickey Gall in round 3 by Decision (Unanimous).

This was 520th 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 12 payouts, fighter bonuses and event facts, including the attendance, total gate and PPV buys.

UFC on ESPN 12 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 12 Bonuses

UFC on ESPN 12 had 10 bouts scheduled. Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker was awarded Fight of the Night bonus. The Performance of the Night bonuses went to Julian Erosa and Kay Hansen. 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 12 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 12:

Dustin Poirier ($150,000 + $150,000 win bonus = $300,000) def. Dan Hooker ($110,000)
Mike Perry ($90,000 + $90,000 win bonus = $180,000) def. Mickey Gall ($50,000)
Maurice Greene ($30,000 + $30,000 win bonus = $60,000) def. Gian Villante ($75,000)
Brendan Allen ($14,000 + $14,000 win bonus = $28,000) def. Kyle Daukaus ($12,000)
Takashi Sato ($14,000 + $14,000 win bonus = $28,000) def. Jason Witt ($12,000)
Julian Erosa ($14,000 + $14,000 win bonus = $28,000) def. Sean Woodson ($12,000)
Khama Worthy ($14,000 + $14,000 win bonus = $28,000) def. Luis Pena ($27,000)
Tanner Boser ($12,000 + $12,000 win bonus = $24,000) def. Philipe Lins ($80,000)
Kay Hansen ($14,000 + $14,000 win bonus = $28,000) def. Jinh Yu Frey ($14,000)
Youssef Zalal ($12,000 + $12,000 win bonus = $24,000) def. Jordan Griffin ($20,000)

You can view all the UFC on ESPN 12 results.

The UFC on ESPN 12 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 12: Poirier vs. Hooker
June 27, 2020
UFC APEX facility
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Main Event
Poirier vs. Hooker
Total Fights
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