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UFC 131: Fighter Salaries

It took a while to come through, but the official fighter salaries for last month’s UFC 131 event have now come through and show that main event winner Junior Dos Santos was the big earner on the night, pocketing $200,000 for his victory over Shane Carwin who took home just $40,000.

Also raking in six figures was UFC veteran Kenny Florian who earned $130,000, while Mark Munoz also picked up a healthy $60,000 paycheck.

See the full list of salaries listed below, and bear in mind that this does not include the money fighters earn from things like bonuses and sponsorship deals.

  • Junior Dos Santos: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus)
  • Shane Carwin: $40,000
  • Kenny Florian: $130,000 ($65,000 win bonus)
  • Diego Nunes: $12,000
  • Mark Munoz: $60,000 ($30,000 win bonus)
  • Demian Maia: $43,000
  • Dave Herman: $36,000 ($18,000 win bonus)
  • Jon Olav Einemo: $15,000
  • Donald Cerrone: $40,000 ($20,000 win bonus)
  • Vagner Rocha: $6,000
  • Sam Stout: $38,000 ($19,000 win bonus)
  • Yves Edwards: $12,000
  • Chris Weidman: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
  • Jesse Bongfeldt: $6,000
  • Krzysztof Soszynski: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)
  • Mike Massenzio: $8,000
  • Nick Ring: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)
  • James Head via submission: $6,000
  • Dustin Poirier: $10,000 ($5,000 win bonus)
  • Jason Young: $6,000
  • Joey Beltran: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)
  • Aaron Rosa: $6,000
  • Darren Elkins: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)
  • Michihiro Omigawa: $8,000

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