The UFC 216 fighter salaries are in and newly crowned interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson earned the events top payout.
Ferguson, who submitted Kevin Lee in the third-round of the UFC 216 main event, earned a total of $500,000 for his title earning victory.
Meanwhile, Ferguson’s UFC 216 opponent Kevin Lee took home $250,000 for his efforts.
UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson took home $370,000 for his historic win over Ray Borg last night. “Mighty Mouse” set a new UFC record for consecutive title defenses with eleven by submitting Borg in the fifth-round of their co-main event bout.
Borg took home $100,000 for his efforts.
The full list of UFC 216 payouts included (as obtained by MMAJunkie):
Tony Ferguson: $500,000 (includes $250,000 win bonus)
def. Kevin Lee: $250,000
Demetrious Johnson: $370,000 (no win bonus)
def. Ray Borg: $100,000
Fabricio Werdum: $400,000 (includes $125,000 win bonus)
def. Walt Harris: $28,000
Mara Romero Borella: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Kalindra Faria: $12,000
Beneil Dariush: $48,000*
vs. Evan Dunham: $40,000*
Cody Stamann: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Tom Duquesnoy: $23,000
Bobby Green: $24,000*
vs. Lando Vannata: $25,000*
Poliana Botelho: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Pearl Gonzalez: $10,000
Matt Schnell: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Marco Beltran: $14,000
John Moraga: $68,000 (includes $34,000 win bonus)
def. Magomed Bibulatov: $17,000
Brad Tavares: $74,000 (includes $37,000 win bonus)
def. Thales Leites: $57,000
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