During the UFC 177 post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White announced that TJ Dillashaw, Ramsey Nijem, Carlos Diego Ferreira and Yancy Medeiros each received bonuses of $50,000.
Dillashaw got the “performance of the night” defeating Joe Soto in the main event by fifth round knockout to retain the UFC bantamweight championship. Medeiros received the other “performance of the night” bonus for stopping Damon Jackson in the second round in the opening fight of the main card.
Nijem and Ferreira had a back and forth war in the second fight of the main card with Ferreira winning by second round TKO.
White also stated during the press conference that Saturday’s UFC 177 had an attendance of 11,100 with a gate of $700,000. UFC 177 commenced from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California.