Brock Lesnar Leads UFC 141 Payroll
By FCF Staff
Hours removed from the news that Alistair Overeem is reportedly being sued by his former management Golden Glory and Knockout Investments, the Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the payroll for tonight’s UFC 141 event.
Of course, Overeem is scheduled to fight former UFC champion Brock Lesnar in the main event, which will be hosted by the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
According to the numbers released by the NSAC, Lesnar leads the event’s payroll, as the accomplished wrestler is guaranteed $400,000 for the five round, fight. The former champion will not receive a win bonus.
The figures below are what have been disclosed to the commission by the UFC, and do not include any additional bonuses a fighter may be in line to receive, like sponsorship money, pay-per-view dividends etc.
Brock Lesnar: $400,000
Alistair Overeem: $264,285.71 Win Bonus-$121,428.57
Donald Cerrone: $30,000 WB- $30,000
Nate Diaz: $37,000 WB-$37,000
Jon Fitch: $60,000 WB-$60,000
Johny Hendricks: $26,000 WB-$26,000
Alexander Gustafsson: $16,000 WB-$16,000
Vladimir Matyushenko: $40,000 WB-$40,000
Jim Hettes: $8,000 WB-$8,000
Nam Phan: $8,000 WB- $8,000
Junior Assuncao: $8,000 WB- $8,000
Ross Pearson: $20,000 WB- $20,000
Danny Castillo: $19,000WB- $19,000
Anthony Njokuani: $12,000 WB-$12,000
Dong Hyun Kim: $41,000 WB-$41,000
Sean Pierson: $8,000 WB-$8,000
Efrain Escudero: $10,000 WB-$10,000
Jacob Volkmann: $16,000 WB-$16,000
Luis Ramos: $6,000 WB-$6,000
Matt Riddle: $15,000 WB-$15,000
Manny Gamburyan: $18,000 WB-$18,000
Diego Nunes: $12,000 WB-$12,000
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