The official fighter purses for those who competed at UFC on FOX: "Velasquez vs. Dos Santos" this past Saturday night (Nov. 12, 2011) from the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., were released earlier today by the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC).
Main event participants, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez ($100,000) and newly-crowned division kingpin Junior dos Santos ($220,000), claimed nearly half the disclosed $666,000 fighter payroll.
Former WEC lightweight champion Ben Henderson came in second with $60,000 by defeating Clay Guida ($40,000), while Mike Pierce got a cool 36k for outworking Paul Bradley ($8,000).
Here is the complete list of UFC on FOX payouts:
Junior dos Santos: $220,000 ($110,000 to show, $110,000 to win)
Cain Velasquez: $100,000
Dos Santos def. Velasquez via knockout
Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, sponsorships, percentages and other unofficial payments. It also does not include deductions for expenses such as insurance, taxes, etc.
For example, the UFC often hands out extra cash for "Fight of the Night," "Knockout of the Night" and "Submission of the Night." To check out these figures for UFC on FOX go here.