Lawler, Robertson earn $50k bonuses at UFC 157 - Mixed Martial Arts News
UFC 157 took place in Las Vegas tonight and featured a five fight PPV main card, but a couple prelim fighters stole the fight of the night, and another the submission of the night. UFC President Dana White announced the $50,000 bonuses at the post-fight press conference:
Fight of the Night: Dennis Bermudez vs. Matt Grice
Submission of the Night: Kenny Robertson (over Brock Jardine, Kneebar)
Knockout of the Night: Robbie Lawler (over Josh Koscheck)
UFC 157 Draws Best Attendace for Promotion at Honda Center, Solid Gate
The gate and attendance aren’t official yet, but White said at the UFC 157 post-fight press conference that the event produced a $1.4 million gate and an attendance of 15,525.
Both UFC 121 featuring Brock Lesnar vs. Cain Velasquez and UFC 76 featuring Chuck Liddell vs. Keith Jardine produced higher gate revenues than UFC 157, but neither topped the attendance.
UFC 121 raked in $2.237 million on an attendance of 14,856, while UFC 76 did a gate of $1.985 million and 13,770 in attendance.