UFC on FOX 17 salaries range from $10,000 to $542,857

December 22, 2015 1:56 am by Russell Ess

It looks as if the heavier fighters took home the heaviest money bags after UFC on Fox 17. The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation released the UFC on FOX 17 salaries and MMA Fighting reported the paydays for the fighters as follows:

“As always, these figures do not represent a fighter’s total earnings, as certain sponsorship incomes, contract clauses, or discretionary post-fight bonuses are not publicly disclosed.”

Main Card (FOX)
Rafael dos Anjos ($300,000 + no win bonus = $300,000) def. Donald Cerrone ($79,000)
Alistair Overeem ($342,857 + $200,000 = $542,857) def. Junior dos Santos ($400,000)
Nate Diaz ($20,000 + $20,000 = $40,000) def. Michael Johnson ($30,000)
Karolina Kowalkiewicz ($13,000 + $13,000 = $26,000) def. Randa Markos ($12,000)

Preliminary Card (FOX Sports 1)
Charles Oliveira ($29,600* + $37,000 = $66,600) def. Myles Jury ($30,000)
Nate Marquardt ($49,000 + $49,000 = $98,000) def. C.B. Dollaway ($40,000)
Valentina Shevchenko ($12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) def. Sarah Kaufman ($22,000)
Tamdan McCrory ($12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) def. Josh Samman ($10,000)
Nik Lentz ($35,000 + $35,000 = $70,000) def. Danny Castillo ($39,000)
Cole Miller ($33,000) vs. Jim Alers ($10,000) ruled a no contest

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Kamaru Usman ($12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) def. Leon Edwards ($15,000)
Vicente Luque ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Hayder Hassan ($10,000)
Francis Ngannou ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Luiz Henrique ($10,000)

*Forfeited 20-percent of show purse for missing weight

Rafael dos Anjos, Nate Diaz, Michael Johnson, and Vicente Luque all took home an additional $50,000 bonus.

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