Sunday January 31, 2016– UFC on FOX 18 featured a light heavyweight bout between Ryan Bader and Anthony Johnson in the main event. UFC on FOX took place at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The main card aired on FOX while the prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.
For a recap of the event you can click here.
UFC on FOX 18 drew an announced attendance of 10,555 and a live gate of $818,000. Below is the post fight press conference. UFC exec Dave Sholler announced the winners of the bonuses at the press conference.
You will also find the Reebok Sponsorship Payouts. Under the new 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.
The total payout for the card was $137,500 and the fighters awarded for the bonuses took an extra $50k.
UFC on FOX 18 UFC Athlete Outfitting payouts:
- Anthony Johnson: $15,000
def. Ryan Bader: $15,000
- Ben Rothwell: $5,000
def. Josh Barnett: $5,000
- Jimmie Rivera: $2,500
def. Iuri Alcantara: $10,000
- Bryan Barberena: $2,500
def. Sage Northcutt: $2,500
- Tarec Saffiedine: $5,000
def. Jake Ellenberger: $15,000
- Diego Ferreira: $2,500
def. Olivier Aubin-Mercier: $2,500
- Rafael Natal: $10,000
def. Kevin Casey: $2,500
- Wilson Reis: $5,000
def. Dustin Ortiz: $5,000
- Alexander Yakovlev: $2,500
def. George Sullivan: $2,500
- Alex Caceres: $10,000
def. Masio Fullen: $2,500
- Randy Brown: $2,500
def. Matt Dwyer: $2,500
- Damon Jackson: $2,500
vs. Levan Makashvili: $2,500
- Tony Martin: $2,500
UFC on FOX 18 bonuses:
Fight of the Night — Jimmie Rivera and Iuri Alcantara
Performance of the Night — Anthony Johnson
Performance of the Night — Ben Rothwell
Fight Night New Jersey: Post-fight Press Conference:
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