[ads1]No surprise that main event winner and UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez walked away from UFC 160 with the biggest paycheck. Following closely was former heavyweight champ Junior Dos Santos. Velasquez will see $400,000 deposited into his bank account and Dos Santos will add $240,000.
The Nevada State Athletic Commissionreleased the salaries of the 22 fighters that stepped into the Octagon Saturday night. The total payroll disclosed was $1,533,000. This does not include locker room or discretionary bonuses. The provided numbers do not account for the $50, 000 UFC bonuses given to Mark Hunt, Junior Dos Santos, TJ Grant and Glover Teixeira for their performances.
UFC 160 took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 25. For full results click here.
The entire list of contracted salaries include:
Jeremy Stephens: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
Estevan Payan: $10,000
George Roop: $26,000 (includes $13,000 win bonus)
Brian Bowles: $19,000
Stephen Thompson: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
Nah-Shon Burrell: $9,000
Khabib Nurmagomedov: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
Abel Trujillo: $8,000
Robert Whittaker: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
Colton Smith: $15,000
Dennis Bermudez: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
Max Holloway: $14,000
Mike Pyle: $84,000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)
Rick Story: $27,000
Donald Cerrone: $82,000 (includes $41,000 win bonus)
K.J. Noons: $41,000
T.J. Grant: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)
Gray Maynard: $45,000
Glover Teixeira: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
James Te Huna: $30,000
Junior dos Santos: $240,000 (includes $120,000 win bonus)
Mark Hunt: $160,000
Cain Velasquez: $400,000
Antonio Silva: $75,000
Disclaimer: Extra money fighters may earn through sponsorships or by other means is not reflected here.