UFC NEWS – UFC 141 Salary Report: Lesnar Top Earner
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