KANSAS (Mon, April 17. 2017)– UFC on FOX 24 took place on Saturday April 15, 2017 at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. The card aired on FOX while the early prelims on UFC Fight Pass. The event drew an announced attendance of 12,171 for a live gate of $1,081,193 million.
In the main-event, Johnson picked up his 10th straight title defense and tying Anderson Silva with title defenses. Demetrious showcased yet another masterful performance against Wilson. The champ demonstrated his boxing skills to the point where Wilson’s face was a red and swollen. The fight was over at the 4:49 mark of the third round when Reis was submitted to an armbar.
In the co-main event, a clean head kick from Rose Namajunas put Michelle Waterson down to the matt. Rose stand-up game was on point to set up the finish. Namajunas found the opportunity and started throwing punches and elbows. Michelle was able to defend herself despite the head kick. Rose Namajunas found her way to her back and that’s when she defeated Michelle Waterson via submission rear-naked choke in Round 2 at the 2:47 mark.
UFC President Dana White announced the winners of the bnuses after the event. Demetrious Johnson, Robert Whittaker, Tim Elliott and Louis Smolka each earned an extra $50k bonuses for their performances. Elliott and Smolka earned the “Fight of the Night,” Johnson and Whittaker each won “Performance of the Night” honors.
The fighters also took home their UFC Athlete Outfitting pay totaling $200,000. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson received the maximum payout of $40,000 since he’s a titleholder.
UFC on FOX 24 UFC Reebok Sponsorship payouts:
- Demetrious Johnson: $40,000
def. Wilson Reis: $30,000
- Rose Namajunas: $5,000
def. Michelle Waterson: $2,500
- Robert Whittaker: $10,000
def. Ronaldo Souza: $10,000
- Renato Carneiro: $2,500
def. Jeremy Stephens: $20,000
- Alexander Volkov: $2,500
def. Roy Nelson: $15,000
- Tom Duquesnoy: $2,500
def. Patrick Williams: $2,500
- Rashid Magomedov: $5,000
def. Bobby Green: $10,000
- Tim Elliott: $5,000
def. Louis Smolka: $5,000
- Aljamain Sterling: $5,000
def. Augusto Mendes: $2,500
- Devin Clark: $2,500
def. Jake Collier: $2,500
- Anthony Smith: $5,000
def. Andrew Sanchez: $2,500
- Zak Cummins: $5,000
def. Nathan Coy: $2,500
- Ketlen Vieira: $2,500
def. Ashlee Evans-Smith: $2,500
UFC on FOX 24 Official Results:
- Demetrious Johnson def. Wilson Reis via submission (armbar) in Round 3, 4:49
- Rose Namajunas def. Michelle Waterson via submission (rear-naked choke) in Round 2, 2:47
- Robert Whittaker def. Ronaldo Souza via TKO (punches) in Round 2, 3:28
- Renato Moicano def. Jeremy Stephens via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Alexander Volkov def. Roy Nelson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Tom Duquesnoy def. Patrick Williams via TKO (elbows) in Round 2, 0:28
- Rashid Magomedov def. Bobby Green via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
- Tim Elliott def. Louis Smolka via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
- Aljamain Sterling def. Augusto Mendes via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Devin Clark def. Jake Collier via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
- Anthony Smith def. Andrew Sanchez via knockout (knee, punches) in Round 3, 3:52
- Zak Cummings def. Nathan Coy via submission (guillotine choke) in Round 1, 4:21
- Ketlen Vieira def. Ashlee Evans-Smith via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
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