UFC 204 was a resounding success for the company.
Announced at the post-fight press conference, the event sold over 16,000 tickets totaling in 1.96 million dollars. The event nearly matched the mark from UFC 105 which holds the records for UFC attendance and gate in Manchester, England.
The main event earned a fight of the night bonus, Dan Henderson and champion Bisping walked away with an extra $50,000. Jimi Manuwa earned a $50,000 performance bonus for his 2nd round knockout of Ovince Saint Preux. Iuri Alcantara submitted Brad Pickett in the 1st round to earn his $50,000 performance bonus.
Every fighter on the card received a bonus from the UFC Athlete Outfitting which is the payment the fighters receive from the company-wide Reebok sponsorship. Champions and contenders are paid the most while the rest of the card is decided by the number of fights previously fought for the organization. This payment, the performance bonuses, and fight of the night bonus is in addition to the fighter's salaries.
$40,000: Michael Bisping
$30,000: Dan Henderson
$20,000: Vitor Belfort
$15,000: Stefan Struve, Brad Pickett
$10,000:Gegard Mousasi, Ovince Saint Preux, Iuri Alcantara
$5,000: Jimi Manuwa, Daniel Omielanczuk, Russell Doane, Leon Edwards, Albert Tumenov, Leonardo Santos, Adriano Martins
$2,500: Mirsad Bektic, Damian Stasiak, Davey Grant, Marc Diakiese, Lukasz Sajewski, Mike Perry, Danny Roberts
The payout information was reported by MMAjunkie.com