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“UFC 146: Dos Santos Vs. Mir” Fighter Salaries Released

UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos, former two-time champion Frank Mir and ex-champ Cain Velasquez all topped the charts in terms of fighter salaries released from this past Saturday’s UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir card. The numbers were confirmed by with the Nevada Athletic Commission.

Dos Santos, Mir and Velasquez each earned $200,000, with Velasquez securing his payment with a win bonus of $100,000. JDS and Mir each had base payments of $200,000.

The numbers, as usual, do not include any kind of fighter bonuses or sponsor money handed out. All total, the payday for the card was over $1.2 million.


Junior Dos Santos: $200,000 (no win bonus)

Frank Mir: $200,000

Cain Velasquez: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus)

Antonio Silva: $70,000

Roy Nelson: $40,000 (includes $20,00 win bonus)

Dave Herman: $21,000

Stipe Miocic: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Shane Del Rosario: $20,000

Stefan Struve: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus)

Lavar Johnson: $26,000

Darren Elkins: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)

Diego Brandao: $15,000

Jamie Varner: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Edson Barboza: $18,000

C.B. Dollaway: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)

Jason “Mayhem” Miller: $45,000

Dan Hardy: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)

Duane “Bang” Ludwig: $18,000

Paul Sass: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Jacob Volkmann: $20,000

Glover Teixeira: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)

Kyle Kingsbury: $12,000

Mike Brown: $52,000 (includes $26,000 win bonus)

Daniel Pineda: $10,000