PHOENIX, ARIZ. (Mon, January 16, 2017)– UFC Fight Night 103 took place at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix. The main card aired on FS1 while the early prelims on UFC Fight Pass. UFC Fight Night 103 event drew an announced attendance of 11,589 with a live gate of $913,372.75. To read our complete recap and results of the event click here. Below you will find the complete UFC Reebok Sponsorship Payout including video highlights of the event.
UFC officials announced the winners of the bonuses after the event. Yair Rodriguez, Aleksei Oleinik, Augusto Mendes and Frankie Saenz each earned and extra $50k fight-night bonuses. Rodriguez and Oleinikpicked up “Performance of the Night” awards, and Mendes and Saenz took home “Fight of the Night” honors.
Rodriguez defeated UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn in a second-round TKO in the main event. Rodriguez came in with kicks and punches dominating the first round. In the second round, Rodriguez came in with a head kick dropping Penn and that’s when Rodriguez followed it with ground-and-pound, the ref saw enough and stopped the fight. Rodriguez won with a TKO victory.
Oleinik made UFC history in his fight against Viktor Pesta on the FS1 prelims. He became the first UFC fighter to finish a fight with an Ezekiel choke. Mendes and Saenz left everything in the cage in slug fest in their bantamweight fight on the FS1 prelims. Mendes won his first UFC win with a split decision, this is Saenz third straight loss under the promotions banner.
Under the sponsorship deal with Reebok, here are the program’s payout tiers: 1-5 bouts receive $2,500, 6-10 bouts get $5,000, 11-15 bouts earn $10,000, 16-20 bouts pocket $15,000, 21 bouts and more get $20,000. Champions earn $40,000 while title challengers get $30,000. UFC fighters will also receive payments amounting to 20-30 percent of any UFC merchandise sold that bears their likeness, according to officials.
UFC Fight Night 103 UFC Athlete Outfitting payouts:
- Yair Rodriguez: $5,000
def. B.J. Penn: $20,000
- Joe Lauzon: $20,000
def. Marcin Held: $2,500
- Ben Saunders: $10,000
def. Court McGee: $10,000
- Sergio Pettis: $5,000
def. John Moraga: $5,000
- Drakkar Klose: $2,500
def. Devin Powell: $2,500
- Augusto Mendes: $2,500
def. Frankie Saenz: $5,000
- Aleksei Oleinik: $2,500
def. Viktor Pesta: $2,500
- Tony Martin: $5,000
def. Alex White: $2,500
- Nina Ansaroff: $2,500
def. Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger: $2,500
- Walt Harris: $5,000
def. Chase Sherman: $2,500
- Joachim Christensen: $2,500
def. Bojan Mihajlovic: $2,500
- Cyril Asker: $2,500
def. Dmitrii Smoliakov: $2,500
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