Last night (Oct. 7), UFC 216 took place inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event, Ferguson and Kevin Lee fought for the interim lightweight title. While Lee had some success, he was submitted in the third round. Ferguson nabbed $500,000, while Lee took home $250,000.
In the co-main event, Demetrious Johnson made history. He submitted Ray Borg with one of the most flashy armbars you will ever see. Johnson broke Anderson Silva’s record for most successful consecutive UFC title defenses. He walked away with $370,000, while Borg garnered $100,000.
Tony Ferguson: $500,000 (includes $250,000 win bonus) def. Kevin Lee: $250,000
Demetrious Johnson: $370,000 (no win bonus) def. Ray Borg: $100,000
Fabricio Werdum: $400,000 (includes $125,000 win bonus) def. Walt Harris: $28,000
Mara Romero Borella: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Kalindra Faria: $12,000
Beneil Dariush: $48,000 vs. Evan Dunham: $40,000
Cody Stamann: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Tom Duquesnoy: $23,000
Bobby Green: $24,000 vs. Lando Vannata: $25,000
Poliana Botelho: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Pearl Gonzalez: $10,000
Matt Schnell: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Marco Beltran: $14,000
John Moraga: $68,000 (includes $34,000 win bonus) def. Magomed Bibulatov: $17,000
Brad Tavares: $74,000 (includes $37,000 win bonus) def. Thales Leites: $57,000