UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir Salary Report | UFC NEWS

May 29, 2012 3:57 pm by bjpenn.com staff 27 Comments

UFC 146 took place on May 26th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was the first entire heavyweight main card and nearly every fight delivered excitement and a finish with nine finishes total on the incredible twelve fight card. Junior dos Santos successfully defended his belt in the main event.

These numbers, though official, do not fully represent the totals that each fighter received as event bonuses and “locker room” bonuses are not listed here. In total, the payout was just above $1.2 million.

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

def. Frank Mir: $200,000


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

def. Antonio Silva: $70,000


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

def. Dave Herman: $21,000


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

def. Shane Del Rosario: $20,000


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

def. Lavar Johnson: $26,000


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

def. Diego Brandao: $15,000


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

def. Edson Barboza: $18,000


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

def. Jason “Mayhem” Miller: $45,000


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

def. Duane “Bang” Ludwig: $18,000


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

def. Jacob Volkmann: $20,000


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

def. Kyle Kingsbury: $12,000


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

def. Daniel Pineda: $10,000


Fight Night Bonuses: ($70,000)


Fight of the Night – No one was awarded this bonus.

Knockout of the Night – Dan Hardy and Roy Nelson

Submission of the Night – Stefan Struve and Paul Sass

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