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UFC 146 Fighter Salaries Topped By Dos Santos, Mir, Velasquez

MoneyA trio of fighters who have all wore or currently wear the UFC heavyweight title earned $200,000 for their efforts over the weekend at UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir.

UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos and Frank Mir each earned flat-rate $200,000 payments, while Cain Velasquez racked up $200,000 thanks to a win bonus of $100,000.

The numbers, which do not include any bonuses other than the win bonuses or sponsorship payments, were confirmed with the Nevada Athletic Commission by MMA Junkie’s website.


Junior Dos Santos: $200,000 (no win bonus)
def. Frank Mir: $200,000

Cain Velasquez: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus)
def. Antonio Silva: $70,000

Roy Nelson: $40,000 (includes $20,00 win bonus)
def. Dave Herman: $21,000

Stipe Miocic: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Shane Del Rosario: $20,000

Stefan Struve: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus)
def. Lavar Johnson: $26,000

Darren Elkins: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Diego Brandao: $15,000

Jamie Varner: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Edson Barboza: $18,000

C.B. Dollaway: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Jason “Mayhem” Miller: $45,000

Dan Hardy: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)
def. Duane “Bang” Ludwig: $18,000

Paul Sass: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Jacob Volkmann: $20,000

Glover Teixeira: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
def. Kyle Kingsbury: $12,000

Mike Brown: $52,000 (includes $26,000 win bonus)
def. Daniel Pineda: $10,000

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