UFC NEWS – UFC 141 Salary Report: Lesnar Top Earner

December 31, 2011 9:44 am 43 Comments
UFC 141: Lesnar v Overeem

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the list of total disclosed payrolls for last night’s UFC 141 pay-per-view event and Brock Lesnar Leads the pack with the highest disclosed salary.

UFC 141 took place last night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The end-of-year pay-per-view featured former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and newly signed heavyweight stand-out Alistair Overeem in a one-sided beat down handed down by Overeem.

The total disclosed payroll was listed at $1,369,714.28 and out of it; $400,000.00 went to Brock Lesnar for his first round loss to Alistair Overeem.

Overeem came up in close second with $385,714.28 for the night.

The two main event competitors took home the lion’s share of the night’s total payroll with a combined 57%.

The full list of UFC 141’s disclosed paydays included:

Alistair Overeem: $385,714.28 (includes $121,428.57 win bonus)
def. Brock Lesnar: $400,000

Nate Diaz: $74,000 (includes $37,000 win bonus)
def. Donald Cerrone: $30,000

Johny Hendricks: $52,000 (includes $26,000 win bonus)
def. Jon Fitch: $60,000

Alexander Gustafsson: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
def. Vladimir Matyushenko: $40,000

Jim Hettes: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Nam Phan: $8,000

Ross Pearson: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Junior Assuncao: $8,000

Danny Castillo: $38,000 (includes $19,000 win bonus)
def. Anthony Njokuani: $12,000

Dong Hyun Kim: $82,000 (includes $41,000 win bonus)
def. Sean Pierson: $8,000

Jacob Volkmann: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
def. Efrain Escudero: $10,000

Diego Nunes: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Manny Gamburyan: $18,000

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