UFC on FX 3 Salaries: Pyle Rakes $66,000; Johnson, Pierce Earn $40,000 Apiece


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Mike Pyle earned the biggest payday at UFC on FX 3, earning $66,000 for his efforts in defeating Josh Neer in their welterweight scrap on Friday night.

Other top earners from the event, which was held at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla., were Demetrious Johnson ($40,000) and Mike Pierce ($40,000). The payout figures were released by the Florida Boxing Commission on Tuesday.

Johnson defeated Ian McCall ($9,000) via unanimous decision in the UFC on FX 3 main event. The bout was a rematch of their March meeting in Australia, which resulted in a controversial majority draw. Johnson moves on to face Joseph Benavidez for the promotion’s vacant flyweight title at a date to be determined. In the co-main event, Erick Silva ($16,000) submitted Charlie Brenneman ($18,000) via rear-naked choke at 4:09 of the opening round.

Among other main card competitors, Eddie Wineland earned $20,000 for his entertaining victory over Scott Jorgensen ($20,500), while Neer banked $14,000 in defeat against Pyle.

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 that a fighter may acquire for their performance.

UFC on FX 3 Payouts:

Demetrious Johnson: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)

Ian McCall: $9,000

Erick Silva: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Charlie Brenneman: $18,000

Mike Pyle: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)

Josh Neer: $14,000

Eddie Wineland: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Scott Jorgensen: $20,500

Mike Pierce: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)

Carlos Eduardo Rocha: $8,000

Seth Baczynski: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Lance Benoist: $8,000

Matt Grice: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)

Leonard Garcia: $20,000

Dustin Pague: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Jared Papazian: $6,000

Tim Means: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Justin Salas: $8,000

Buddy Roberts: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)

Caio Magalhaes: $8,000

Henry Martinez: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)

Bernardo Magalhaes: $6,000

Sean Pierson: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Jake Hecht: $8,000

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