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SACRAMENTO – Demetrious Johnson ($175,000) and Urijah Faber ($200,000) were the top earners at Saturday’s UFC on FOX 9 event.

MMAjunkie obtained the list of official disclosed paydays from the California State Athletic Commission.

UFC on FOX 9 took place at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento. The main card aired on FOX following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and MMAjunkie.

The total disclosed payroll for the Dec. 14 event was $1,007,000.

The full UFC on FOX 9 salaries included:

Demetrious Johnson: $175,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus)
vs. Joseph Benavidez: $42,000

Urijah Faber: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus)
vs. Michael McDonald: $17,000

Chad Mendes: $90,000 (includes $45,000 win bonus)
vs. Nick Lentz: $29,000

Joe Lauzon: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
vs. Mac Danzig: $32,000

Ryan LaFlare: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
vs. Court McGee: $20,000

Edson Barboza: $52,000 (includes $26,000 win bonus)
vs. Danny Castillo: $31,000

Bobby Green: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
vs. Pat Healy: $25,000

Zach Makovsky: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
vs. Scott Jorgensen: $26,000

Sam Stout: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
vs. Cody McKenzie: $12,000

Abel Trujillo: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
vs. Roger Bowling: $12,000

Alptekin Ozkilic: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
vs. Darren Uyenoyama: $12,000

Now, the usual disclaimer: The figures do not include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses and taxes. Additionally, the figures do not include money paid by sponsors, which can oftentimes be a substantial portion of a fighter’s income. They also do not include any other “locker room” or special discretionary bonuses the UFC oftentimes pays.

For example, as previously reported, UFC officials handed out additional $50,000 UFC on FOX 9 bonuses to Demetrious Johnson (“KO of the Night”), Urijah Faber (“Submission of the Night”), and Edson Barboza and Danny Castillo (“Fight of the Night”).

In other words, the above figures are simply base salaries reported to the commission and do not reflect entire compensation packages for the event.

For complete coverage of UFC on FOX 9, stay tuned to the UFC Events section of the site.

(Pictured: Urijah Faber)

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