UFC Denver Fighter Salaries: Donald Cerrone earns top payout

Donald Cerrone, Paul Felder

The fighters salaries from Saturday’s historic UFC Fight Night 139 event in Dever have been revealed and Donald Cerrone tops the list.

Cowboy“, took home a grand total of $390,000 for his first-round arm-snapping submission win over Mike Perry.

Donald Cerrone earned $340,000 in fighter salary and incentives pay, plus an additional $50,000 Performance of the night bonus.

UFC Denver main event winner Yair Rodriguez came in second spot in terms of Saturday’s fighter payouts. “El Pantera” pocketed a total of $209,000 from salary, incentive pay and bonuses.

Veteran lightweight Beneil Dariush took home third spot with a total pay of $106,000.

That means the UFC’s most winnigiest fighter, Donald Cerrone, actually made more total money than Yair Rodriguez and Beneil Dariush combined from UFC Denver.

Get the full list of UFC Denver fighter salaries below (courtesy of TheSportsDaily).

Donald Cerrone: $390,000 ($160,000 to show, $160,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)

Yair Rodriguez: $209,000 ($52,000 to show, $52,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Beneil Dariush: $106,000 ($48,000 to show, $48,000 win bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay)

Chan Sung Jung: $78,000 ($23,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Mike Perry: $47,000 ($42,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Germaine de Randamie: $40,600 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus, $5,600 fine for missing weight, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Davi Ramos: $32,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 win bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)

Mark De La Rosa: $31,500 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

Chas Skelly: $30,000 ($25,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Ashley Yoder: $28,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)

Eric Shelton: $28,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)

Raquel Pennington: $27,400 ($28,000 to show, $5,600 fine for missing weight, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Amanda Cooper: $24,000 ($19,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Maycee Barber: $23,500 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

Mike Trizano: $23,500 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

Bobby Moffett: $23,500 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

Devonte Smith: $23,500 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

John Gunther: $17,000 ($12,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Luis Pena: $15,500 ($12,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

Julian Erosa: $15,500 ($12,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

Joseph Morales: $15,500 ($12,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

Joby Sanchez: $15,000 ($10,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Thiago Moises: $13,500 ($10,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

Hannah Cifers: $13,500 ($10,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

Following his sensational submission victory over Mike Perry, Donald Cerrone announced that he would be returning to the lightweight division for his next fight.