UFC 199 fighter payouts for those athletes competing at the "Rockhold vs. Bisping 2" mixed martial arts (MMA) event last weekend (Sat., June 4, 2016) from inside The Forum in Los Angeles, were released earlier today by California State Athletic Commission (CSAC).
The total disclosed payroll was $2,689,000.
Longtime veteran Dan Henderson was the top earner of the night, pocketing an event-high $800,000 for his vicious elbow of doom against Hector Lombard (watch it). Coming in a distant second was UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, who raked in $350,000 for turning away Urijah Faber (replay).
That's not all.
Here is the complete list of UFC 199 payouts and salaries, courtesy of MMA Junkie:
Michael Bisping: $250,000 (no win bonus)
def. Luke Rockhold: $250,000
Dominick Cruz: $350,000 (no win bonus)
def. Urijah Faber: $160,000
Max Holloway: $150,000 (includes $75,000 win bonus)
def. Ricardo Lamas: $53,000
Dan Henderson: $800,000 (includes $200,000 win bonus)
def. Hector Lombard: $53,000
Dustin Poirier: $110,000 (includes $55,000 win bonus)
def. Bobby Green: $24,000
Brian Ortega: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus)
def. Clay Guida: $55,000
Beneil Dariush: $62,000 (includes $31,000 win bonus)
def. James Vick: $23,000
Jessica Andrade: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Jessica Penne: $20,000
Alex Caceres: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
def. Cole Miller: $33,000
Sean Strickland: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus)
def. Tom Breese: $19,000
Luis Henrique da Silva: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Jonathan Wilson: $12,000
Kevin Casey: $15,000
vs. Elvis Mutapcic: $16,000
Polo Reyes: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Dong Hyun Kim: $10,000
Not too shabby.
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. (see the list of Reebok payouts here).
In addition, the promotion often hands out extra cash for "Fight of the Night" and "Performance of the Night" bonuses. To check out these figures for "Rockhold vs. Bisping 2" click here.
For complete UFC 199 results and blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action click here.