Junior Dos Santos Leads UFC 155 Salaries


Junior dos Santos UFC 146Junior Dos Santos didn’t walk out of UFC 155 with the heavyweight title, but he did leave with the biggest payday of anybody on the year end card that took place in Las Vegas.

The figures were released on Monday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Dos Santos would likely trade that money for another crack at Cain Velasquez, but either way he walked out of UFC 155 with a hefty $400,000 paycheck for his effort in the fight.

For his part, Velasquez earned $200,000 in a winning effort with $100,000 of that coming from his contracted win bonus.

Check out the list below for the full salaries from UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez:

Cain Velasquez: $200,000 – $100,000 to win, $100,000 to show
Junior Dos Santos: $400,000 no bonus

Jim Miller – $82,000 – $41,000 to win, $41,000 to show (Miller also picked up $65,000 for his Fight of the Night bonus, total disclosed earnings – $147,000)
Joe Lauzon – $27,000 (Same Fight of the Night bonus for Lauzon, total disclosed earnings – $92,000)

Costa Philippou – $36,000 – $18,000 to win, $18,000 to show
Tim Boetsch – $37,000 no bonus

Yushin Okami – $84,000 – $42,000 to win, $42,000 to show
Alan Belcher – $37,000 no bonus

Derek Brunson – $30,000 – $13,000 to show, $17,000 to win
Chris Leben – $51,000 no bonus

Eddie Wineland – $30,000 – $15,000 to win, $15,000 to show
Brad Pickett – $17,000 no bonus

Erik Perez – $20,000 – $10,000 to win, $10,000 to show
Byron Bloodworth – $6,000 no bonus

Jamie Varner – $24,000 – $12,000 to win, $12,000 to show
Melvin Guillard – $42,000

Myles Jury – $16,000 – $8,000 to win, $8,000 to show
Michael Johnson – $14,000

Todd Duffee – $16,000 – $8,000 to win, $8,000 to show (Duffee also received $65,000 for Knockout of the Night, total disclosed earnings – $81,000)
Phil DeFries – $14,000 no bonus

Max Holloway – $24,000 – $12,000 to win, $12,000 to show
Leonard Garcia – $20,000 no bonus

John Moraga – $22,000 – $11,000 to win, $11,000 to show (Moraga also received $65,000 for Submission of the night, total disclosed earnings – $87,000)
Chris Cariaso – $12,000 no bonus

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