Four fighters generated paychecks of at least $40,000 from their fights at UFC on FUEL TV: Munoz vs. Weidman Wednesday night.
The numbers, obtained by MMA Junkie from the California State Athletic Commission, showed Aaron Simpson with the biggest pay day. “A-Train,” who was debuting at welterweight, brought home $46,000 for his victory over Kenny Robertson.
Chris Weidman, who defeated Mark Munoz in the main event, picked up $44,000. Munoz and Rafael dos Anjos each had at least $40,000 awarded.
These numbers do not include any locker room or sponsor bonus given to the fighters. They are just the reported salaries earned.
UFC ON FUEL TV: MUNOZ VS. WEIDMAN FIGHTER SALARIES
Chris Weidman: $44,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)
def. Mark Munoz: $42,000
James Te Huna: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Joey Beltran: $15,000
Aaron Simpson: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus)
def. Kenny Robertson: $8,000
Francis Carmont: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Karlos Vemola: $14,000
T.J. Dillashaw: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Vaughan Lee: $8,000
Rafael Dos Anjos: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Anthony Njokuani: $14,000
Alex Caceres: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Damacio Page: $11,000
Chris Cariaso: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Josh Ferguson: $8,000
Andrew Craig: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Rafael Natal: $12,000
Marcelo Guimaraes: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. Dan Stittgen: $6,000
Raphael Assuncao: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)
def. Issei Tamura: $8,000
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