UFC On FOX 9 News: Salaries & Bonuses Revealed, Phantom Cam Highlights, Attendance
- According to UFC president Dana White, UFC on FOX 9 pulled in a crowd of 11,573 for a live gate of $1,066,610. The California State Athletic Commission will release the official numbers next week.
UFC on FOX 9 took place at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. A flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Joseph Benavidez headed up the card.
- The fight night bonuses for UFC on FOX 9 were handed out in the standard amount of $50,000. Demetrious Johnson, Urijah Faber, Edson Barboza and Danny Castillo all took home bonuses.
Johnson earned Knockout of the Night for his first-round starching of Joseph Benavidez, which made for his third successful title defense. Faber earned Submission of the Night for his guillotine finish of Michael McDonald; the win likely put Faber back in title contention at bantamweight. Finally, Barboza and Castillo took home Fight of the Night for their back-and-forth lightweight tilt.
- MMAJunkie has released the salary information for the UFC on FOX 9 fight card, as reported by the California State Athletic Commission. Check out the full list below.
Demetrious Johnson: $175,000 ($50,000 win bonus)
defeated Joseph Benavidez: $42,000
Urijah Faber: $200,000 ($100,000 win bonus)
defeated Michael McDonald: $17,000
Chad Mendes: $90,000 ($45,000 win bonus)
defeated Nick Lentz: $29,000
Joe Lauzon: $60,000 ($30,000 win bonus)
defeated Mac Danzig: $32,000
Ryan LaFlare: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
defeated Court McGee: $20,000
Edson Barboza: $52,000 ($26,000 win bonus)
defeated Danny Castillo: $31,000
Bobby Green: $36,000 ($18,000 win bonus)
defeated Pat Healy: $25,000
Zach Makovsky: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
defeated Scott Jorgensen: $26,000
Sam Stout: $60,000 ($30,000 win bonus)
defeated Cody McKenzie: $12,000
Abel Trujillo: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
defeated Roger Bowling: $12,000
Alptekin Ozkilic: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)
defeated Darren Uyenoyama: $12,000
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