UFC on FUEL TV 4 payouts and salaries: Aaron Simpson tops Chris Weidman with event-high $46,000

July 11, 2012; San Jose, CA, USA; Aaron Simpson (left) defeats Kenny Robertson (right) in the welterweight bout of the UFC on Fuel TV at HP Pavilion. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE

UFC on FUEL TV 4 fighter payouts for those who competed at the "Munoz vs. Weidman" mixed martial arts (MMA) event this past Wednesday night (July 11, 2012) from the HP Pavilion were released to MMAmania.com earlier today by the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC).

The star of the show, Chris Weidman, was the man of the hour on fight night, but it was Aaron Simpson who was the top money man when the dust settled, beating out "All American" ($44,000) with an event-high base salary ($46,000) for his triumphant Welterweight debut.

Two victorious Brazilians -- one from the "Prelims" under card, Raphael Assuncao ($34,000), and the other who kicked off the FUEL broadcast, Rafael Dos Anjos ($40,000) -- also slipped into the top five breadwinner circle.

But, that's not all.

Here is the complete list of UFC on FUEL TV 4: "Munoz vs. Weidman" salaries and payouts:

Chris Weidman -- $44,000 ($22,000 to show, $22,000 to win)
Mark Munoz -- $42,000
Weidman def. Munoz via technical knockout (strikes) in round two

James Te Huna Roper -- $28,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 to win)
Jose Joey Beltran -- $15,000
Te Huna defeated Beltran via unanimous decision

Aaron Simpson -- $46,000 ($23,000 to show, $23,000 to win)
Kenny Roberston -- $8,000
Simpson defeated Robertson via unanimous decision

Francis Carmont -- $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Karlos Vemola -- $14,000
Carmont defeated Vemola via submission (rear naked choke) in round 2

T.J. Dillashaw -- $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Vaugh Lee -- $8,000
Dillashaw defeated Lee via submission (rear naked choke) in round one

Rafael Dos Anjos -- $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win)
Anthony Njokuani -- $14,000
Dos Anjos defeated Njokuani via unanimous decision

Alex Caceres -- $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10, 000 to win)
Damacio Page -- $11,000
Caceres defeated Page via submission (triangle) in round two

Chris Cariaso -- $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10, 000 to win)
Josh Ferguson -- $8,000
Cariaso defeated Ferguson via unanimous decision

Andrew Craig -- $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Rafael Franca Natal -- $12,000
Craig defeated Rafael Natal via knockout (head kick) in round two

Marcelo Guimaraes -- $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 to win)
Dan Stittgen -- $6,000
Guimaraes defeated Stittgen via split decision

Raphael Assuncao -- $34,000 ($17,000 to show, $17,000 to win)
Issel Tamura $8,000
Assuncao defeated Tamura via technical knockout (strikes) in round two

The total disclosed payroll for UFC on FUEL TV 4: "Munoz vs. Weidman" was $446,000.

Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, sponsorships, percentages and other unofficial payments such as PPV bonuses, among others. 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 FUEL TV 4 click here.

For complete UFC on FUEL TV 4 results and blow-by-blow coverage of the "Prelims" and main card action click here and here.

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