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2013 in UFC
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First dateJanuary 19
Last dateDecember 28
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2013 in UFC
A poster or logo for 2013 in UFC.
Information
First dateJanuary 19
Last dateDecember 28
Events
Total eventsTBD
UFCTBD
UFC on FoxTBD
UFC on FXTBD
UFC on Fuel TVTBD
TUF Finale eventsTBD
Fights
Total fightsTBD
Title fightsTBD
Chronology
UFC 155: dos Santos vs. Velasquez II2013 in UFC2014 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 ClassChampionChallengerMethodRoundTimeEventNotes
FlyweightDemetrious Johnson (c)def.John DodsonDecision (unanimous) (49-46, 48-47, 48-47)55:00UFC on Fox 6[a]
FeatherweightJosé Aldo (c)def.Frankie EdgarDecision (unanimous) (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)55:00UFC 156[b]
BantamweightRenan Barão (ic)def.Michael McDonaldSubmission (arm-triangle choke)43:57UFC on Fuel TV 7
Women's BantamweightRonda Rousey (c)def.Liz CarmoucheSubmission (armbar)14:49UFC 157[c]
WelterweightGeorges St-Pierre (c)def.Nick DiazDecision (unanimous) (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)55:00UFC 158[d]
LightweightBenson Henderson (c)def.Gilbert MelendezDecision (split) (47-48, 48-47, 48-47)55:00UFC on Fox 7[e]
Light HeavyweightJon Jones (c)def.Chael SonnenTKO (punches)14:33UFC 159[f]
HeavyweightCain Velasquez (c)def.Antonio SilvaTKO (punches)11:21UFC 160
MiddleweightChris Weidmandef.Anderson Silva (c)KO (punches)21:18UFC 162[g]
FlyweightDemetrious Johnson (c)def.John MoragaSubmission (armbar)53:43UFC on Fox 8[h]
FeatherweightJosé Aldo (c)def.Chan Sung JungTKO (punches)42:00UFC 163[i]
LightweightAnthony Pettisdef.Benson Henderson (c)Verbal Submission (armbar)14:31UFC 164[j]
BantamweightRenan Barão (ic)def.Eddie WinelandTKO (spinning back kick and punches)20:26UFC 165[k]
Light HeavyweightJon Jones (c)def.Alexander GustafssonDecision (unanimous) (48-47, 48-47, 49-46)55:00UFC 165[l]
HeavyweightCain Velasquez (c)def.Junior dos SantosTKO (punches)53:09UFC 166
WelterweightGeorges St-Pierre (c)def.Johny HendricksDecision (split) (48-47, 47-48, 48-47)55:00UFC 167[m]
FlyweightDemetrious Johnson (c)def.Joseph BenavidezKO (punches)12:08UFC on Fox 9[n]
Women's BantamweightRonda Rousey (c)vs.Miesha TateUFC 168
MiddleweightChris Weidman (c)vs.Anderson SilvaUFC 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. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Welterweight Championship title defenses (9).
  14. ^ Extended the record for most consecutive UFC Flyweight Championship title defenses (3).

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
DateJanuary 19, 2013
VenueIbirapuera Arena
CitySão Paulo, Brazil
Attendance9,116[6]
Event chronology
UFC 155: dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2UFC on FX: Belfort vs. BispingUFC 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 Ibirapuera Arena 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 classMethodRoundTimeNotes
MiddleweightVitor Belfortdef.Michael BispingTKO (head kick and punches)21:27
MiddleweightC.B. Dollawaydef.Daniel SarafianDecision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)35:00
HeavyweightGabriel Gonzagadef.Ben RothwellSubmission (guillotine choke)21:01
LightweightKhabib Nurmagomedovdef.Thiago TavaresKO (elbows and punches)11:55
Preliminary Card (Fuel TV)
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
FeatherweightGodofredo Castrodef.Milton VieiraDecision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)35:00
MiddleweightRonny Markesdef.Andrew CraigDecision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)35:00
FeatherweightNik Lentzdef.Diego NunesDecision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)35:00
LightweightEdson Barbozadef.Lucas MartinsSubmission (punches)12:38
BantamweightIuri Alcantaravs.Pedro NobreNo Contest (punches to back of head)12:11[a]
Light HeavyweightIldemar Alcantaradef.Wagner PradoSubmission (kneebar)22:39
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
LightweightFrancisco Trinaldodef.C.J. KeithSubmission (arm triangle choke)21:50
  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]

Reported payout[edit]

The following is the reported payout to the fighters. It does not include sponsor money or "locker room" bonuses often given by the UFC and also do not include the UFC's traditional "fight night" bonuses[17]

UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Dodson[edit]

UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar[edit]

UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar
Information
DateFebruary 2, 2013
VenueMandalay Bay Events Center
CityParadise, Nevada, United States
Attendance10,275[18]
Total gate$2,437,150[18]
Buyrate330,000[19]
Event chronology
UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. DodsonUFC 156: Aldo vs. EdgarUFC 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.[20][21][22]

Background[edit]

A bout between Dan Henderson and Lyoto Machida was briefly linked to this event,[23] but was eventually moved to UFC 157 to bolster that event's card.[24]

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.[25]

A date between Robbie Peralta and Akira Corassani was briefly linked to this event;[26] 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.[27]

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.[28]

Results[edit]

Main Card
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
FeatherweightJose Aldo (c)def.Frankie EdgarDecision (unanimous) (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)55:00[a]
Light HeavyweightAntônio Rogério Nogueiradef.Rashad EvansDecision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)35:00
HeavyweightAntonio Silvadef.Alistair OvereemTKO (punches)30:25
WelterweightDemian Maiadef.Jon FitchDecision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)35:00
FlyweightJoseph Benavidezdef.Ian McCallDecision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)35:00
Preliminary Card (FX)
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
LightweightEvan Dunhamdef.Gleison TibauDecision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)35:00
WelterweightTyron Woodleydef.Jay HieronKO (punches)10:36
LightweightBobby Greendef.Jacob VolkmannSubmission (rear-naked choke)34:25
LightweightIsaac Vallie-Flaggdef.Yves EdwardsDecision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)35:00
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
Catchweight (139.5 lbs)Dustin Kimuradef.Chico CamusSubmission (rear-naked choke)31:50[b]
BantamweightFrancisco Riveradef.Edwin FigueroaTKO (punches)24:20
  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.[30]

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.[31]

^ 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
DateFebruary 16, 2013
VenueWembley Arena
CityLondon, United Kingdom
Attendance10,349[18]
Total gate$1,300,000[18]
Event chronology
UFC 156: Aldo vs. EdgarUFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonaldUFC 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.[32]

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.[33]

Results[edit]

Main Card
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
BantamweightRenan Barão (ic)def.Michael McDonaldSubmission (arm-triangle choke)43:57[a]
FeatherweightCub Swansondef.Dustin PoirierDecision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)35:00
Light HeavyweightJimi Manuwadef.Cyrille DiabatéTKO (calf injury)15:00
WelterweightGunnar Nelsondef.Jorge SantiagoDecision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)35:00
Light HeavyweightJames Te Hunadef.Ryan JimmoDecision (unanimous) (29-27, 29-28, 29-28)35:00
WelterweightMatthew Riddlevs.Che MillsNo Contest35:00[b]
Preliminary Card (Facebook and YouTube)
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
LightweightRenee Fortedef.Terry EtimDecision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)35:00
LightweightDanny Castillodef.Paul SassDecision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)35:00
FeatherweightAndy Ogledef.Josh GrispiDecision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)35:00
MiddleweightTom Watsondef.Stanislav NedkovTKO (knees & punches)24:42
BantamweightVaughan Leedef.Motonobu TezukaDecision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)35:00
FlyweightPhil Harrisdef.Ulysses GomezDecision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)35:00
  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.[35]

UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche[edit]

UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche
Information
DateFebruary 23, 2013
VenueHonda Center
CityAnaheim, California, United States
Attendance13,257[18]
Total gate$1,350,191[18]
Buyrate450,000[36]
Event chronology
UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonaldUFC 157: Rousey vs. CarmoucheUFC 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.[37]

Background[edit]

The headline bout between Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche was the first-ever women's fight in UFC history.[38][39] The two fought in the newly created 135-pound bantamweight division.[38]

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.[40] Mendes was then pulled from the card as a suitable replacement could not be found on short notice.[41] As a result, the bout between Court McGee and Josh Neer was promoted to the main card.[42]

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.[43]

Results[edit]

Main Card
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
Women's BantamweightRonda Rousey (c)def.Liz CarmoucheSubmission (armbar)14:49[a]
Light HeavyweightLyoto Machidadef.Dan HendersonDecision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)35:00
BantamweightUrijah Faberdef.Ivan MenjivarSubmission (rear-naked choke)14:34
WelterweightCourt McGeedef.Josh NeerDecision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)35:00
WelterweightRobbie Lawlerdef.Josh KoscheckKO (punches)13:57
Preliminary Card (FX)
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
HeavyweightBrendan Schaubdef.Lavar JohnsonDecision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)35:00
LightweightMichael Chiesadef.Anton KuivanenSubmission (rear-naked choke)22:29
FeatherweightDennis Bermudezdef.Matt GriceDecision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)35:00
LightweightSam Stoutdef.Caros FodorDecision (split) (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)35:00
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
WelterweightKenny Robertsondef.Brock JardineVerbal Submission (Suloev stretch)[44]12:57
WelterweightNeil Magnydef.Jon ManleyDecision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)35:00
Catchweight (175.8 lbs.)Nah-Shon Burrelldef.Yuri VillefortDecision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)35:00

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Bonus Awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses.[47]

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.[48]

^ 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]

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
DateApril 20, 2013
VenueHP Pavilion
CitySan Jose, California, United States
Attendance13,506[49]
Total gate$1.333 million[49]
Event chronology
The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen FinaleUFC on Fox: Henderson vs. MelendezUFC 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.[50] 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.[51] Also featured on the card was a bout between two time Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir and Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion Daniel Cormier.[52]

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[53] and was replaced by Darren Elkins.[54]

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.[55]

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.[56]

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.[57]

Results[edit]

Main card
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
LightweightBenson Henderson (c)def.Gilbert MelendezDecision (split) (47-48, 48-47, 48-47)55:00[a]
HeavyweightDaniel Cormierdef.Frank MirDecision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)35:00
LightweightJosh Thomsondef.Nate DiazTKO (head kick and punches)23:44
WelterweightMatt Browndef.Jordan MeinTKO (punches and elbows)21:00
Preliminary Card (FX)
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
FeatherweightChad Mendesdef.Darren ElkinsTKO (punсhes)11:08
MiddleweightFrancis Carmontdef.Lorenz LarkinDecision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)35:00
LightweightMyles Jurydef.Ramsey NijemKO (punch)21:02
FlyweightJoseph Benavidezdef.Darren UyenoyamaTKO (body kick and punches)24:50
LightweightJorge Masvidaldef.Tim MeansDecision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)35:00
BantamweightT.J. Dillashawdef.Hugo VianaTKO (punches)14:22
Preliminary card (Facebook)
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
LightweightAnthony Njokuanidef.Roger BowlingKO (punch)22:52
MiddleweightYoel Romerodef.Clifford StarksKO (flying knee and punches)11:32

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Bonus Awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses.[59]

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.[60]

UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen[edit]

UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen
Information
DateApril 27, 2013
VenuePrudential Center
CityNewark, New Jersey, United States
Attendance15,227[61]
Total gate$2,700,000[61]
Buyrate550,000[62]
Event chronology
UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. MelendezUFC 159: Jones vs. SonnenUFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold

UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen was a mixed martial arts event held on April 27, 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.[63][64]

Background[edit]

Jimy Hettes was expected to face Steven Siler at the event; however, Hettes was forced out of the bout with an injury and replaced by Kurt Holobaugh.[65]

Joe Proctor was expected to face Al Iaquinta at the event. However, the bout was scrapped as both fighters sustained training injuries leading up to the fight.[66]

Johnny Bedford was expected to face Erik Perez at the event. However, Perez pulled out of the bout just days before the event citing an injury and was replaced by Bryan Caraway.[67]

Welterweights Nick Catone and James Head were scheduled to face each other on this card. However, at the weigh ins Catone missed weight and the bout was subsequently pulled from the card the day of the show after Catone went to the hospital for dehydration. The bout was scrapped as a result.[68]

Results[edit]

Main card
Weight classMethodRoundTimeNotes
Light HeavyweightJon Jones (c)def.Chael SonnenTKO (punches & elbows)14:33[a]
MiddleweightMichael Bispingdef.Alan BelcherTechnical decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)34:29[b]
HeavyweightRoy Nelsondef.Cheick KongoKO (punches)12:03
Light HeavyweightPhil Davisdef.Vinny MagalhaesDecision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)35:00
LightweightPat Healyvs.Jim MillerNo contest34:02[c]
Preliminary Card (FX)
LightweightRustam Khabilovdef.Yancy MedeirosTKO (thumb injury)12:32
Light HeavyweightOvince St. Preuxdef.Gian VillanteTechnical decision (majority) (30-28, 30-29, 29-29)30:33[d]
Women's BantamweightSara McManndef.Sheila GaffTKO (punches)14:06
BantamweightBryan Carawaydef.Johnny BedfordSubmission (guillotine choke)34:44
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
FeatherweightCody McKenziedef.Leonard GarciaDecision (unanimous) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)35:00
FeatherweightSteven Silerdef.Kurt HolobaughDecision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)35:00
  1. ^ For the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Coaches' fight for season 17 of the Ultimate Fighter.
  2. ^ Bout was stopped at 4:29 of round 3 as Bisping inadvertently poked Belcher in the eye, rendering him unable to continue.
  3. ^ Originally ruled a technical submission victory (rear-naked choke) at 4:02 of round 3 for Healy; result changed to "No Contest" after Healy tested positive for marijuana.
  4. ^ Bout was stopped at 0:33 of round 3 as St. Preux inadvertently poked Villante in the eye, rendering him unable to continue.

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Bonus Awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $65,000 bonuses.[69]

^ Double bonus winner Pat Healy had his awards rescinded after testing positive for marijuana during his post fight drug sreening.[70] [71]

Reported payout[edit]

The following is the reported payout to the fighters. It does not include sponsor money or "locker room" bonuses often given by the UFC and also do not include the UFC's traditional "fight night" bonuses[72]

UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold[edit]

UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2[edit]

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

UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson[edit]

UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman[edit]

UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Moraga[edit]

UFC 163: Aldo vs. Korean Zombie[edit]

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

This will be the debut of UFC Fight Night, scheduled on August 17, to formally launch the new sports channel Fox Sports 1 in the United States.

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

UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis[edit]

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

UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson[edit]

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

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

UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva 2[edit]

See also[edit]

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