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Monday, Dec 31, 2012

Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez Lead UFC 155 Payroll

Cain Velasquez

By FCF Staff

Main event competitors Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez were the top earners at this past weekend’s UFC 155 card in Las Vegas, according to figures from the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Based on the salaries that were disclosed to the NSAC, dos Santos earned $400,000 for the unanimous decision loss, while Velasquez took home $200,000 for reclaiming the promotion’s heavyweight title.

Here are the salary figures that were released to the NSAC by ZUFFA. The numbers do not include any additional pay-per-view or performance bonuses a fighter may have collected. UFC 155 was hosted by the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Cain Velasquez: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus)
def. Junior Dos Santos: $400,000

Jim Miller: $82,000 (includes $41,000 win bonus)
def. Joe Lauzon: $27,000

Constantinos Philippou: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
def. Tim Boetsch: $37,000

Yushin Okami: $84,000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)
def. Alan Belcher: $37,000

Derek Brunson: $30,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)
def. Chris Leben: $51,000

Eddie Wineland: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
def. Brad Pickett: $17,000

Erik Perez: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Bryon Bloodworth $6,000

Jamie Varner: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Melvin Guillard: $42,000

Myles Jury: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Michael Johnson $14,000

Todd Duffee: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)
def. Phil De Fries: $14,000

Max Holloway: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Leonard Garcia: $20,000

John Moraga: $22,000 (includes $11,000 win bonus)
def. Chris Cariaso: $12,000


posted by FCF Staff @ 9:19 pm
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