Main card competitors Aaron Simpson [pictured], Chris Weidman and Mark Munoz took home the largest disclosed paydays from UFC on Fuel TV 4, earning $46,000, $44,000 and $42,000, respectively.

The California State Athletic Commission emailed the figures to on Thursday. UFC on Fuel TV 4 took place Wednesday at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., and was headlined by a middleweight duel between Munoz and Weidman. The New Yorker emerged victorious in the main event after clipping “The Filipino Wrecking Machine” with a sharp counter elbow that led to a brutal barrage of ground-and-pound in the second frame.

Also of note, James Te Huna earned $28,000 for his co-main event victory over durable ex-heavyweight Joey Beltran, who walked away with $15,000 in defeat. Additionally, undercard competitor Rafael dos Anjos picked up $40,000 for his well-rounded performance against Anthony Njokuani ($14,000), while Rafael Assuncao pocketed $34,000 for his technical knockout of Issei Tamura ($8,000). The total disclosed payroll for the event was $446,000.

Note: The disclosed purses reported by state athletic commissions do not include any performance-based or discretionary bonuses that may be awarded to a fighter by the promotion. Additionally, the reported figures do not reflect any deductions made by the commission for taxes, insurance, etc., and do not include any sponsorship money or pay-per-view percentages that a fighter may acquire for their performance.

UFC on Fuel TV 4 Salaries:

Chris Weidman: $44,000
(Includes $22,000 win bonus)

Mark Munoz $42,000

James Te Huna: $28,000
(Includes $14,000 win bonus)

Joey Beltran $15,000

Aaron Simpson: $46,000
(Includes $23,000 win bonus)

Kenny Robertson: $8,000

Francis Carmont: $20,000
(Includes $10,000 win bonus)

Karlos Vemola: $14,000

T.J. Dillashaw: $20,000
(Includes $10,000 win bonus)

Vaughan Lee: $8,000

Rafael dos Anjos: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)

Anthony Njokuani: $14,000

Alex Caceres: $20,000
(Includes $10,000 win bonus)

Damacio Page: $11,000

Chris Cariaso: $20,000
(Includes $10,000 win bonus)

Josh Ferguson: $8,000

Andrew Craig: $16,000
(Includes $8,000 win bonus)

Rafael Natal: $12,000

Marcelo Guimaraes: $12,000
(Includes $6,000 win bonus)

Dan Stittgen: $6,000

Raphael Assuncao: $34,000
(Includes $17,000 win bonus)

Issei Tamura: $8,000

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