UFC 121: Lesnar Vs Velasquez – Fighter Salaries

The full list of fighter salaries resulting from last weekend’s UFC 121: Lesnar Vs Carwin event has now been released.

Unsurprisingly the figures show that Brock Lesnar took home the biggest cheque, earning $400,000 despite losing his heavyweight title to Cain Velasquez who took home $200,000. The second biggest earner on the night though was Tito Ortiz who despite losing boosted his bank balance to the tune of $250,000.

Despite not performing the way he would have liked in his UFC debut Jake Shields can console himself with the fact that he’s now $150,000 richer and is next in line for a shot at GSP’s belt. Long time UFC fighter Diego Sanchez was next on the earnings list, taking home a solid $100,000.

Check out the full earnings list resulting from the event below.

Brock Lesnar ($400,000)
Cain Velasquez ($100,000 + $100,00 win bonus)

Jake Shields ($75,000 + $75,000)
Martin Kampmann $27,000

Diego Sanchez ($50,000 + $50,000 win bonus)
Paulo Thiago ($18,000)

Matt Hamill ($29,000 + $29,000 win bonus)
Tito Ortiz ($250,000)

Gabriel Gonzaga ($67,000)
Brendan Schaub ($10,000 + $10,000 win bonus)

Court McGee ($15,000 + $15,000 win bonus)
Ryan Jensen ($10,000)

Patrick Cote ($21,000
Tom Lawlor ($10,000 + $10,000 win bonus)

Mike Guymon ($8,000)
Daniel Roberts ($8,000 + $8,000 win bonus)

Sam Stout ($16,000 + $16,000 win bonus)
Paul Taylor ($16,000)

Chris Camozzi ($8,000 + $8,000 win bonus)
Dongi Yang ($8,000)

John Madsen ($8,000 + $8,000 win bonus)
Gilbert Yvel ($30,000)


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