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UFC 160 Fighter Salaries Topped By Cain Velasquez, Junior Dos Santos

In what should be no surprise to any, UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and former champion Junior dos Santos walked away with the largest paychecks from UFC 160.

Velasquez pocketed $400,000 for his victory in the main event over Antonio Silva, while dos Santos netted $240,000 for his win over Mark Hunt. Hunt also picked up triple-figures, scoring $160,000.

Complete fighter salaries, which do not include bonus or sponsorship money, were released by the Nevada Athletic Commission Tuesday and are below:

Cain Velasquez: $400,000 (no bonus)

Antonio Silva: $75,000

Junior dos Santos: $240,000 (includes $120,000 win bonus)

Mark Hunt: $160,000

Glover Teixeira: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)

James Te Huna: $30,000

T.J. Grant: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)

Gray Maynard: $45,000

Donald Cerrone: $82,000 (includes $41,000 win bonus)

K.J. Noons: $41,000

Mike Pyle: $84,000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)

Rick Story: $27,000

Dennis Bermudez: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)

Max Holloway: $14,000

Robert Whittaker: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)

Colton Smith: $15,000

Khabib Nurmagomedov: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)

Abel Trujillo: $8,000

Stephen Thompson: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Nah-Shon Burrell: $9,000

George Roop: $26,000 (includes $13,000 win bonus)

Brian Bowles: $19,000

Jeremy Stephens: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)

Estevan Payan: $10,000

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