UFC 241: Attendance, Gate, Bonuses
UFC 241, which took place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, has set a new gate record for an MMA event to take place in the state.
A sold-out crowd of 17,304 packed the arena and produced a gate of $3,237,032.
17,304 – sell out
US $3,237,032.00 – New California record gate for MMA
— UFC News (@UFCNews) August 18, 2019
Performance bonuses went to new UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and Khama Worthy. Miocic regained the heavyweight title with a fourth-round finish of Daniel Cormier in the main event. Meanwhile, Worthy pulled off a major upset in his UFC debut by defeating friend and training partner Devonte Smith with a sudden TKO late in the first round. Worthy took the fight on just days notice, competing in a regional promotion at the end of July.
The middleweight clash between Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa featured on the UFC 241 main card was named Fight of the Night. The opening round alone saw plenty of highlights and exchanges from both men, with each scoring a knockdown. Costa outworked Romero in the second round before a highly-contested third, with Costa taking a close unanimous decision.
All bonus winners earned an additional $50,000 to their UFC 241 pay.