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

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC on FOX 23 video highlights: Jason Knight vs. Alex Caceres

  • 27 days ago
  • 7 views

In the biggest fight of his career, Jason Knight came through with flying colors, and “The Kid” may have graduated to manhood at UFC on FOX 23.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Anderson Silva is Brazil's Biggest Idol (UFC 208 video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 18 days ago
  • 24 views

On Episode 1 of UFC 208 Embedded, middleweight great Anderson Silva hits the gym in Rio de Janeiro in advance of his UFC 208 bout. read news >>

Michelle Waterson explains why UFC 208 headliner Holly Holm is 'one of my biggest mentors'

  • 13 days ago
  • 6 views

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Michelle Waterson has plenty of praise for teammate Holly Holm heading into Holm’s UFC 208 title fight against Germaine de Randamie. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Twitter Mailbag: Once more with feeling, Fedor; plus GSP's UFC return and more

  • 8 days ago
  • 10 views

Is Fedor Emelianenko the biggest “diva” in MMA history? Should Germaine de Randamie set her sights on the Invicta featherweight champ? Could Derrick Lewis be headed for a showdown with Francis Nganno read news >>

Derek Brunson Not Startstruck by Anderson Silva; Maybe After the Fight (UFC 208 video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 15 days ago
  • 8 views

Derek Brunson knows he's headed into the biggest fight of his career, but refuses to be starstruck by Anderson Silva. There'll be time for that later. read news >>

Watch 'Wonderboy' Thompson cruise past Rory MacDonald to earn his UFC title shot

  • 2 days ago
  • 34 views

With six straight wins heading into his fight this past June against Rory MacDonald, Stephen Thompson was on a roll. Watch his seventh straight win – the one that got him next in line for the welterw read news >>

Holm vs. De Randamie: Odds, Tickets, Predictions After Weigh-in

  • 13 days ago
  • 5 views

UFC 208 might not be the biggest PPV card of the year, but it sure has a lot of competitive fights on it, including its main event. Fighting in the inaugural featherweight championship fight, Holly H read news >>

The Best Fights the UFC Can Make Right Now

  • 3 days ago
  • 10 views

The UFC is at a crossroads. Ronda Rousey, one of its two biggest stars, has lost two fights in a row and might never return. Conor McGregor, the biggest draw in the sport's history, is in no hurry to read news >>

Derrick Lewis's No-Fucks-Given Approach to MMA Is Both Amazing and Gross | FIGHTLAND

  • 3 days ago
  • 0 views

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC UFC color commentator Brian Stann could have been talking to any other fighter anywhere else in the world, and if he'd seen them clutching their stomach that way and he read news >>

Video: Before UFC 208 co-main event, watch Derek Brunson's first-round TKO of Uriah Hall

  • 13 days ago
  • 9 views

Prior to his upcoming UFC 208 co-main event fight against the legend, Anderson Silva, watch Derek Brunson’s most recent win, which came in impressive fashion.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>