UFC on Fuel TV 3 - Dustin Poirier and Korean Zombie Chan Sung JungThe UFC on Fuel TV 3: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier fighter salaries were released to MMAWeekly.com by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation.

The main event at Tuesday’s event at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va., featured an impressive submission victory by Chan Sung Jung (aka the Korean Zombie) over fellow featherweight contender Dustin Poirier.

The following figures are based on the fighter salary information that promoters are required by law to submit to the state athletic commissions, including the winners’ bonuses.

Although mixed martial arts fighters do not have collective bargaining or a union, the fighters’ salaries are still public record, just as with every other major sport in the United States. Any undisclosed bonuses that a promoter also pays its fighters, but does not disclose to the athletic commissions (specifically, pay-per-view bonuses, fight of the night bonuses, etc.), are not included in the figures below.

UFC on Fuel TV 3 Fighter Salaries

Chan Sung Jung: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)
def. Dustin Poirier: $14,000

Amir Sadollah: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
def. Jorge Lopez: $6,000

Donald Cerrone: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
def. Jeremy Stephens: $24,000

Yves Jabouin: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Jeff Hougland: $8,000

Igor Pokrajac: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)
def. Fabio Maldonado: $11,000

Tom Lawlor: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Jason MacDonald: $19,000

Brad Tavares: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Dongi Yang: $12,000

Cody McKenzie: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Marcus LeVesseur: $6,000

T.J. Grant: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
def. Carlo Prater: $10,000

Rafael Dos Anjos: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
def. Kamal Shalorus: $11,000

Johnny Eduardo: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. Jeff Curran: $8,000

Francisco Rivera: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. Alex Soto: $6,000

UFC on Fuel TV 3 Disclosed Fighter Payroll: $481,000

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