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2013 in UFC
A poster or logo for 2013 in UFC.
Information
First date January 19
Last date December 28
Events
Total events 33
UFC 13
UFC on Fox 4
UFC on FX 2
UFC on Fuel TV 4
UFC Fight Night 8
TUF Finale events 2
Fights
Total fights 386
Title fights 19
Chronology
2012 in UFC 2013 in UFC 2014 in UFC

The year 2013 is the 20th year in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), a mixed martial arts promotion based in the United States. 2013 started with UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping. 2013 also saw the introduction of the women's bantamweight weight class with UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche.[1]

Upcoming events are listed in italic.

Title fights[edit]

Title fights in 2013
Weight Class Champion Challenger Method Round Time Event Notes
Flyweight Demetrious Johnson (c) def. John Dodson Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 UFC on Fox 6 [a]
Featherweight José Aldo (c) def. Frankie Edgar Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 49-46, 48-47) 5 5:00 UFC 156 [b]
Bantamweight Renan Barão (ic) def. Michael McDonald Submission (arm-triangle choke) 4 3:57 UFC on Fuel TV 7
Women's Bantamweight Ronda Rousey (c) def. Liz Carmouche Submission (armbar) 1 4:49 UFC 157 [c]
Welterweight Georges St-Pierre (c) def. Nick Diaz Decision (unanimous) (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) 5 5:00 UFC 158 [d]
Lightweight Benson Henderson (c) def. Gilbert Melendez Decision (split) (47-48, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 UFC on Fox 7 [e]
Light Heavyweight Jon Jones (c) def. Chael Sonnen TKO (elbows & punches) 1 4:33 UFC 159 [f]
Heavyweight Cain Velasquez (c) def. Antonio Silva TKO (punches) 1 1:21 UFC 160
Middleweight Chris Weidman def. Anderson Silva (c) KO (punches) 2 1:18 UFC 162 [g]
Flyweight Demetrious Johnson (c) def. John Moraga Submission (armbar) 5 3:43 UFC on Fox 8 [h]
Featherweight José Aldo (c) def. Chan Sung Jung TKO (punches) 4 2:00 UFC 163 [i]
Lightweight Anthony Pettis def. Benson Henderson (c) Verbal Submission (armbar) 1 4:31 UFC 164 [j]
Bantamweight Renan Barão (ic) def. Eddie Wineland TKO (spinning back kick and punches) 2 0:26 UFC 165 [k]
Light Heavyweight Jon Jones (c) def. Alexander Gustafsson Decision (unanimous) (48-47, 48-47, 49-46) 5 5:00 UFC 165 [l]
Heavyweight Cain Velasquez (c) def. Junior dos Santos TKO (punches) 5 3:09 UFC 166 [m]
Welterweight Georges St-Pierre (c) def. Johny Hendricks Decision (split) (48-47, 47-48, 48-47) 5 5:00 UFC 167 [n]
Flyweight Demetrious Johnson (c) def. Joseph Benavidez KO (punches) 1 2:08 UFC on Fox 9 [o]
Women's Bantamweight Ronda Rousey (c) def. Miesha Tate Submission (armbar) 3 0:58 UFC 168 [p]
Middleweight Chris Weidman (c) def. Anderson Silva TKO (leg injury) 2 1:16 UFC 168
  1. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Flyweight Championship title defenses (1).
  2. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Featherweight Championship title defenses (4).
  3. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship title defenses (1).
  4. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Welterweight Championship title defenses (8).
  5. ^ Tied the record for most consecutive UFC Lightweight Championship title defenses (3).
  6. ^ Tied the record for most consecutive UFC Light Heavyweight Championship title defenses (5).
  7. ^ Became the new UFC Middleweight Champion.
  8. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Flyweight Championship title defenses (2).
  9. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Featherweight Championship title defenses (5).
  10. ^ Became the new UFC Lightweight Champion.
  11. ^ Tied the record for most consecutive UFC Bantamweight Championship title defenses (2).
  12. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Light Heavyweight Championship title defenses (6).
  13. ^ Tied the record for most consecutive UFC Heavyweight Championship title defenses (2).
  14. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Welterweight Championship title defenses (9).
  15. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Flyweight Championship title defenses (3).
  16. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship defenses (2).

The Ultimate Fighter seasons[edit]

The following The Ultimate Fighter seasons are expected for 2013:

UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping[edit]

UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping
Information
Date January 19, 2013
Venue Ginásio do Ibirapuera
City São Paulo, Brazil
Attendance 9,116[6]
Event chronology
UFC 155: dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2 UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Dodson

UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping (also known as UFC on FX 7) was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on January 19, 2013 at Ginásio do Ibirapuera in São Paulo, Brazil.[7][8]

Background[edit]

The main fight featured middleweights Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort. The event also held the first UFC fight for Daniel Sarafian, middleweight finalist on the first season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil. Sarafian was injured before the championship fight with Cezar Ferreira, who went on to win the show.[9]

Johnny Eduardo was briefly linked to a bout at this event against Yuri Alcantara, but was replaced by George Roop.[10] Roop was then injured and replaced by UFC newcomer Pedro Nobre.[11]

Thiago Perpetuo was expected to face Michael Kuiper at the event; however, Perpetuo suffered an injury and was replaced by Caio Magalhaes.[12] On December 27, it was announced that Magalhaes had also pulled out of the bout and that Kuiper would be shifted to UFC on Fox 6 on January 26, 2013 to face Buddy Roberts.[13]

Roger Hollett was expected to face Wagner Prado at the event; however, Hollett was forced out of the bout with a torn bicep and was replaced by promotional newcomer Ildemar Alcantara.[14]

Results[edit]

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Middleweight Vitor Belfort def. Michael Bisping TKO (head kick and punches) 2 1:27
Middleweight C.B. Dollaway def. Daniel Sarafian Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00
Heavyweight Gabriel Gonzaga def. Ben Rothwell Submission (guillotine choke) 2 1:01
Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov def. Thiago Tavares TKO (elbows and punches) 1 1:55
Preliminary Card (Fuel TV)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Featherweight Godofredo Castro def. Milton Vieira Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Ronny Markes def. Andrew Craig Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Featherweight Nik Lentz def. Diego Nunes Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-26) 3 5:00
Lightweight Edson Barboza def. Lucas Martins TKO (retirement) 1 2:38
Bantamweight Iuri Alcantara vs. Pedro Nobre No Contest (punches to back of head) 1 2:11 [a]
Light Heavyweight Ildemar Alcantara def. Wagner Prado Submission (kneebar) 2 2:39
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Francisco Trinaldo def. C.J. Keith Submission (arm triangle choke) 2 1:50
  1. ^ Nobre was unable to continue after Alcantara was ruled to have landed an illegal strike to the back of Nobre's head.[15]


Bonus awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses.[16]

  • Fight of the Night: C.B. Dollaway vs. Daniel Sarafian
  • Knockout of the Night: Vitor Belfort
  • Submission of the Night: Ildemar Alcantara

UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Dodson[edit]

UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar[edit]

UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar
Information
Date February 2, 2013
Venue Mandalay Bay Events Center
City Las Vegas, Nevada
Attendance 10,275[17]
Total gate $2,437,150[17]
Buyrate 330,000[18]
Event chronology
UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Dodson UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald

UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on February 2, 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.[19][20][21]

Background[edit]

A bout between Dan Henderson and Lyoto Machida was briefly linked to this event,[22] but was eventually moved to UFC 157 to bolster that event's card.[23]

Erick Silva was expected to face Jay Hieron at the Rocksville event; however, Silva pulled out of the bout citing an injury, and was replaced by promotional newcomer Tyron Woodley.[24]

A date between Robbie Peralta and Akira Corassani was briefly linked to this event;[25] however the bout was rescheduled for April 6, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 9 after Corassani was sidelined for a short period with an illness.[26]

At the weigh-ins, promotional newcomer Dustin Kimura came in heavy weighing in at 139 lb. Kimura was given two hours to cut to the bantamweight maximum of 136 pounds, but he elected instead to surrender a percentage of his fight purse to his opponent Chico Camus.[27]

Results[edit]

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Featherweight Jose Aldo (c) def. Frankie Edgar Decision (unanimous) (49-46, 49-46, 48-47) 5 5:00 [a]
Light Heavyweight Antônio Rogério Nogueira def. Rashad Evans Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Heavyweight Antonio Silva def. Alistair Overeem KO (punches) 3 0:25
Welterweight Demian Maia def. Jon Fitch Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Flyweight Joseph Benavidez def. Ian McCall Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (FX)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Evan Dunham def. Gleison Tibau Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00
Welterweight Tyron Woodley def. Jay Hieron KO (punches) 1 0:36
Lightweight Bobby Green def. Jacob Volkmann Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 4:25
Lightweight Isaac Vallie-Flagg def. Yves Edwards Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Catchweight (139.5 lbs) Dustin Kimura def. Chico Camus Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 1:50 [b]
Bantamweight Francisco Rivera def. Edwin Figueroa TKO (punches) 2 4:20
  1. ^ For the UFC Featherweight Championship.
  2. ^ Dustin Kimura failed to make weight.

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Bonus Awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses.[29]

  • Fight of the Night: Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar
  • Knockout of the Night: Antonio Silva
  • Submission of the Night: Bobby Green

Reported payout[edit]

The following is the reported payout to the fighters as reported to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. It does not include sponsor money and also does not include the UFC's traditional "fight night" bonuses or Pay-Per-View quotas.[30]

  • Jose Aldo: $240,000 (includes $120,000 win bonus) def. Frankie Edgar: $120,000
  • Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: $174,000 (includes $67,000 win bonus) def. Rashad Evans: $300,000
  • Antonio Silva: $70,000 (no win bonus) def. Alistair Overeem: $285,714
  • Demian Maia: $120,000 (includes $60,000 win bonus) def. Jon Fitch: $66,000
  • Joseph Benavidez: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus) def. Ian McCall: $9,000
  • Evan Dunham: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus) def. Gleison Tibau: $33,000
  • Tyron Woodley: $87,000 (includes $43,500 win bonus) def. Jay Hieron: $12,000
  • Bobby Green: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Jacob Volkmann: $22,000
  • Isaac Vallie-Flagg: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Yves Edwards: $21,000
  • Dustin Kimura: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Chico Camus: $8,000 ^
  • Francisco Rivera: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Edwin Figueroa: $10,000

^ Dustin Kimura was reportedly fined 20 percent of his purse for failing to make the required weight for his fight. The Nevada State Athletic Commission's initial report did not include information on the penalty.

UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald[edit]

UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald
Information
Date February 16, 2013
Venue Wembley Arena
City London, United Kingdom
Attendance 10,349[17]
Total gate $1,300,000[17]
Event chronology
UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche

UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald (also known as UFC on Fuel TV 7) was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on February 16, 2013 at Wembley Arena in London, United Kingdom.

Background[edit]

Dennis Siver was expected to face Cub Swanson at the event; however, Siver was forced out of the bout, and was replaced by Dustin Poirier.[31]

Justin Edwards was expected to face Gunnar Nelson at the event; however, Edwards was forced to pull out of the bout citing an injury, and was replaced by returning veteran Jorge Santiago.[32]

Results[edit]

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Bantamweight Renan Barão (ic) def. Michael McDonald Submission (arm-triangle choke) 4 3:57 [a]
Featherweight Cub Swanson def. Dustin Poirier Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Jimi Manuwa def. Cyrille Diabaté TKO (calf injury) 1 5:00
Welterweight Gunnar Nelson def. Jorge Santiago Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight James Te Huna def. Ryan Jimmo Decision (unanimous) (29-27, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Welterweight Matthew Riddle vs. Che Mills No Contest 3 5:00 [b]
Preliminary Card (Facebook and YouTube)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Renee Forte def. Terry Etim Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Danny Castillo def. Paul Sass Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00
Featherweight Andy Ogle def. Josh Grispi Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00
Middleweight Tom Watson def. Stanislav Nedkov TKO (knees & punches) 2 4:42
Bantamweight Vaughan Lee def. Motonobu Tezuka Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Flyweight Phil Harris def. Ulysses Gomez Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00
  1. ^ For the Interim UFC Bantamweight Championship.
  2. ^ Overturned due to positive drug test; Riddle originally won by split decision.

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Bonus Awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses.[34]

  • Fight of the Night: Tom Watson vs. Stanislav Nedkov
  • Knockout of the Night: Tom Watson
  • Submission of the Night: Renan Barão

UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche[edit]

UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche
Information
Date February 23, 2013
Venue Honda Center
City Anaheim, California
Attendance 13,257[17]
Total gate $1,350,191[17]
Buyrate 450,000[35]
Event chronology
UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche UFC on Fuel TV: Silva vs. Stann

UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on February 23, 2013 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.[36]

Background[edit]

The headline bout between Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche was the first-ever women's fight in UFC history.[37][38] The two fought in the newly created 135-pound bantamweight division.[37]

Manny Gamburyan was expected to face Chad Mendes at the event; however, Gamburyan was forced out of the bout with a thumb and elbow injury.[39] Mendes was then pulled from the card as a suitable replacement could not be found on short notice.[40] As a result, the bout between Court McGee and Josh Neer was promoted to the main card.[41]

At the weigh-ins, Nah-Shon Burrell came into his bout with Yuri Villefort heavy, weighing in at 175.8 lb. Villefort had already agreed in advance to a catchweight bout and received a portion of Burrell's purse.[42]

Results[edit]

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Women's Bantamweight Ronda Rousey (c) def. Liz Carmouche Submission (armbar) 1 4:49 [a]
Light Heavyweight Lyoto Machida def. Dan Henderson Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Urijah Faber def. Ivan Menjivar Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:34
Welterweight Court McGee def. Josh Neer Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Welterweight Robbie Lawler def. Josh Koscheck TKO (knee and punches) 1 3:57
Preliminary Card (FX)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Heavyweight Brendan Schaub def. Lavar Johnson Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Michael Chiesa def. Anton Kuivanen Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 2:29
Featherweight Dennis Bermudez def. Matt Grice Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Sam Stout def. Caros Fodor Decision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Kenny Robertson def. Brock Jardine Verbal Submission (Suloev stretch)[43] 1 2:57
Welterweight Neil Magny def. Jon Manley Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) 3 5:00
Catchweight (175.8 lbs.) Nah-Shon Burrell def. Yuri Villefort Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) 3 5:00

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Bonus Awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses.[46]

  • Fight of the Night: Dennis Bermudez vs. Matt Grice
  • Knockout of the Night: Robbie Lawler
  • Submission of the Night: Kenny Robertson

Reported payout[edit]

The following is the reported payout to the fighters as reported to the California State Athletic Commission. It does not include sponsor money and also does not include the UFC's traditional "fight night" bonuses or Pay-Per-View quotas.[47]

  • Ronda Rousey: $90,000 (includes $45,000 win bonus) def. Liz Carmouche: $12,000
  • Lyoto Machida: $200,000 (no win bonus) def. Dan Henderson: $250,000
  • Urijah Faber: $100,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus) def. Ivan Menjivar: $17,000
  • Court McGee: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus) def. Josh Neer: $16,000
  • Robbie Lawler: $105,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Josh Koscheck: $78,000
  • Brendan Schaub: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus) def. Lavar Johnson: $29,000
  • Michael Chiesa: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus) def. Anton Kuivanen: $8,000
  • Dennis Bermudez: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Matt Grice: $8,000
  • Sam Stout: $52,000 (includes $26,000 win bonus) def. Caros Fodor: $15,000
  • Kenny Robertson: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Brock Jardine: $8,000
  • Neil Magny: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Jon Manley: $8,000
  • Nah-Shon Burrell: $12,500 (includes $7,000 win bonus) def. Yuri Villefort: $6,550 ^

^ Nah-Shon Burrell was fined and a percentage of his fight purse went to Yuri Villefort for failing to make the required weight for his fight.

UFC on Fuel TV: Silva vs. Stann[edit]

UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz[edit]

Main article: UFC 158

UFC on Fuel TV: Mousasi vs. Latifi[edit]

The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen Finale[edit]

UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez[edit]

UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez
Information
Date April 20, 2013
Venue HP Pavilion
City San Jose, California
Attendance 13,506[48]
Total gate $1.333 million[48]
Event chronology
The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen Finale UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen

UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez (also known as UFC on Fox 7) was a mixed martial arts event held on April 20, 2013, at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California.[49] The event was broadcast live on FOX.

Background[edit]

The event was headlined by a Lightweight Championship bout between the current champion Benson Henderson and Strikeforce Lightweight Champion, promotional newcomer Gilbert Melendez.[50] Also featured on the card was a bout between two time Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir and Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion Daniel Cormier.[51]

Clay Guida was expected to face Chad Mendes at this event. However it was revealed on March 15 that Guida had pulled out of the bout citing an injury[52] and was replaced by Darren Elkins.[53]

Dan Hardy was expected to face Matt Brown at the event. However, Hardy was forced out of the bout due to medical issues regarding his heart and was replaced by Jordan Mein.[54]

Francisco Rivera was expected to face Hugo Viana at the event. However, Rivera was forced out of the bout with an injury and replaced by T.J. Dillashaw.[55]

A scheduled bout between Jon Tuck and Norman Parke was scrapped during the week leading up to the event, as Tuck was forced out of the bout with an injury.[56]

Results[edit]

Main card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Benson Henderson (c) def. Gilbert Melendez Decision (split) (47-48, 48-47, 48-47) 5 5:00 [a]
Heavyweight Daniel Cormier def. Frank Mir Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Josh Thomson def. Nate Diaz TKO (head kick and punches) 2 3:44
Welterweight Matt Brown def. Jordan Mein TKO (elbows to the body) 2 1:00
Preliminary Card (FX)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Featherweight Chad Mendes def. Darren Elkins TKO (punсhes) 1 1:08
Middleweight Francis Carmont def. Lorenz Larkin Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Myles Jury def. Ramsey Nijem KO (punch) 2 1:02
Flyweight Joseph Benavidez def. Darren Uyenoyama TKO (body kick and punches) 2 4:50
Lightweight Jorge Masvidal def. Tim Means Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Bantamweight T.J. Dillashaw def. Hugo Viana TKO (punches) 1 4:22
Preliminary card (Facebook)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Anthony Njokuani def. Roger Bowling KO (punch) 2 2:52
Middleweight Yoel Romero def. Clifford Starks KO (flying knee and punches) 1 1:32

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Bonus Awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses.[58]

  • Fight of the Night: Matt Brown vs. Jordan Mein
  • Knockout of the Night: Josh Thomson and Yoel Romero
  • Submission of the Night: None

Reported payout[edit]

The following is the reported payout to the fighters as reported to the California State Athletic Commission. It does not include sponsor money and also does not include the UFC's traditional "fight night" bonuses or Pay-Per-View quotas.[59]

  • Benson Henderson: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus) def. Gilbert Melendez: $175,000
  • Daniel Cormier: $126,000 (includes $63,000 win bonus) def. Frank Mir: $200,000
  • Josh Thomson: $95,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Nate Diaz: $15,000
  • Matt Brown: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus) def. Jordan Mein: $16,000
  • Chad Mendes: $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus) def. Darren Elkins: $24,000
  • Francis Carmont: $38,000 (includes $19,000 win bonus) def. Lorenz Larkin: $23,000
  • Myles Jury: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Ramsey Nijem: $14,000
  • Joseph Benavidez: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus) def. Darren Uyenoyama: $12,000
  • Jorge Masvidal: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus) def. Tim Means: $10,000
  • T.J. Dillashaw: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus) def. Hugo Viana: $8,000
  • Anthony Njokuani: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus) def. Roger Bowling: $12,000
  • Yoel Romero: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Clifford Starks: $8,000

UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen[edit]

Main article: UFC 159

UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold[edit]

UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2[edit]

Main article: UFC 160

UFC on Fuel TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum[edit]

UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson[edit]

Main article: UFC 161

UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman[edit]

Main article: UFC 162

UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Moraga[edit]

UFC 163: Aldo vs. Korean Zombie[edit]

Main article: UFC 163

UFC Fight Night 26: Shogun vs. Sonnen[edit]

UFC Fight Night 27: Condit vs. Kampmann 2[edit]

UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis[edit]

Main article: UFC 164

UFC Fight Night 28: Teixeira vs. Bader[edit]

UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson[edit]

Main article: UFC 165

UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3[edit]

Main article: UFC 166

UFC 167: St. Pierre vs. Hendricks[edit]

Main article: UFC 167

UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva 2[edit]

Main article: UFC 168

See also[edit]

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