UFC 216 Salaries: Tony Ferguson earns top payout

October 8, 2017 3:58 pm by Chris Taylor
Tony Ferguson

The UFC 216 fighter salaries are in and newly crowned interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson earned the events top payout.

Ferguson, who submitted Kevin Lee in the third-round of the UFC 216 main event, earned a total of $500,000 for his title earning victory.

Meanwhile, Ferguson’s UFC 216 opponent Kevin Lee took home $250,000 for his efforts.

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson took home $370,000 for his historic win over Ray Borg last night. “Mighty Mouse” set a new UFC record for consecutive title defenses with eleven by submitting Borg in the fifth-round of their co-main event bout.

Borg took home $100,000 for his efforts.

The full list of UFC 216 payouts included (as obtained by MMAJunkie):

Tony Ferguson: $500,000 (includes $250,000 win bonus)
def. Kevin Lee: $250,000

Demetrious Johnson: $370,000 (no win bonus)
def. Ray Borg: $100,000

Fabricio Werdum: $400,000 (includes $125,000 win bonus)
def. Walt Harris: $28,000

Mara Romero Borella: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Kalindra Faria: $12,000

Beneil Dariush: $48,000*
vs. Evan Dunham: $40,000*

Cody Stamann: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Tom Duquesnoy: $23,000

Bobby Green: $24,000*
vs. Lando Vannata: $25,000*

Poliana Botelho: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Pearl Gonzalez: $10,000

Matt Schnell: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Marco Beltran: $14,000

John Moraga: $68,000 (includes $34,000 win bonus)
def. Magomed Bibulatov: $17,000

Brad Tavares: $74,000 (includes $37,000 win bonus)
def. Thales Leites: $57,000

* fight ended in a draw; no win bonuses given


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