UFC FN 42: Diego Sanchez and Benson Henderson Lead Payroll
By FCF Staff
The New Mexico State Athletic Commission has released the payroll figures for the June 7th, UFC Fight Night 42 card, and lightweights Benson Henderson and Diego Sanchez led the way.
The former champ Henderson took home $90,000 for his fourth round, submission win over Rustam Khabilov, who earned $17,000.
Sanchez was the card’s top earner, as the veteran was paid $140,000 for his controversial, split decision win over Ross Pearson. The latter earned $30,000.
Here are the payroll figures that were disclosed to the New Mexico commission (via Sherdog). They do not inlcude any additional money a fighter may have earned via sponsorship or performance based bonuses.
UFC FN 42 was hosted by the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Benson Henderson: $90,000 (includes $45,000 win bonus)
Rustam Khabilov: $17,000
Diego Sanchez: $140,000 (includes $70,000 win bonus)
Ross Pearson: $30,000
John Dodson: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
John Moraga: $19,000
Rafael dos Anjos: $64,000 (includes $32,000 win bonus)
Jason High: $19,000
Piotr Hallmann: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Yves Edwards: $24,000
Bryan Caraway: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Erik Perez: $21,000
Sergio Pettis: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Yaotzin Meza: $14,000
Lance Benoist: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Bobby Voelker: $12,000
Scott Jorgensen: $52,000 (includes $26,000 win bonus)
Danny Martinez: $8,000
Jon Tuck: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
Jake Lindsey: $8,000
Patrick Cummins: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
Roger Narvaez: $8,000