The fighter salaries have been released for Saturday night’s UFC On FOX 12 event in San Jose, and show that victorious headliner Robbie Lawler was the evening’s best paid star with a $210,000 basic salary.
Next up was veteran campaigner Antonio Rogerio Nogueira who banked $114,000 despite being TKO’d in just 44 seconds by Anthony Johnson who claimed a $106,000 payday.
Former Strikeforce fighters Josh Thomson and Jorge Masvidal each took home $84,000, but spare a thought for main eventer Matt Brown who, despite being a long-time UFC fighter on an impressive running streak only trousered $46,000.
See all the UFC On FOX 12 salaries below and bear in mind this is just their basic wage and doesn’t include additional income such as bonuses and sponsorship money.
Robbie Lawler: $210,000 (includes $105,000 bonus)
def. Matt Brown: $46,000
Anthony Johnson: $106,000 (includes $53,000 bonus)
def. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: $114,000
Dennis Bermudez: $48,000 (includes $24,000 bonus)
def. Clay Guida: $50,000
Bobby Green: $42,000 (includes $21,000 bonus)
def. Josh Thomson: $84,000
Jorge Masvidal: $84,000 (includes $42,000 bonus)
def. Daron Cruickshank: $12,000
Patrick Cummins: $20,000 (includes $10,000 bonus)
def. Kyle Kingsbury: $15,000
Tim Means: $20,000 (includes $10,000 bonus)
def. Hernani Perpetuo: $8,000
Brian Ortega: $16,000 (includes $8,000 bonus)
def. Mike De La Torre: $8,000
Tiago Trator: $16,000 (includes $8,000 bonus)
def. Akbarh Arreola: $8,000
Gilbert Burns: $16,000 (includes $8,000 bonus)
def. Andreas Stahl: $8,000
Joanna Jedrzejczyk: $16,000 (includes $8,000 bonus)
def. Juliana Lima: $8,000
Noad Lahat: $16,000 (includes $8,000 bonus)
def. Steven Siler: $15,000