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Tuesday, 09/10/2013, 01:11 pm

Salary Report: Overeem Tops Fight Night 26 Fighter Pay, Even In Defeat

UFC heavyweight, Alistair Overeem, cashed in big-time for his latest performance inside the Octagon at ‘UFC Fight Night 26: Shogun vs. Sonnen.’

The big man topped the disclosed payroll with an astonishing $285,714.29 fight purse for his first round KO loss to Travis Browne.

The Massachusetts State Athletic Commission released the figures today.

The event took place on August 17th from the TD Garden in Boston and aired live and free as part of the launch of Fox Sports 1.

The full disclosed fighter payroll is as follows:

Chael Sonnen: $100,000 (no win bonus)
def. Mauricio Rua: $175,000

Travis Browne: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
def. Alistair Overeem: $285,714.29

Urijah Faber: $120,000 (includes $60,000 win bonus)
def. Yuri Alcantara: $16,000

Matt Brown: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)
def. Mike Pyle: $45,000

John Howard: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Uriah Hall: $10,000

Michael Johnson: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
def. Joe Lauzon: $27,000

Michael McDonald: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
def. Brad Pickett: $23,000

Conor McGregor: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Max Holloway: $14,000

Steven Siler: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Mike Brown: $30,000

Diego Brandao: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Daniel Pineda: $15,000

Manny Gamburyan: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Cole Miller: $26,000

Ovince St. Preux: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus)
def. Cody Donovan: $8,000

James Vick: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Ramsey Nijem: $14,000

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