UFC 200 fighter payouts for those athletes competing at the "Tate vs. Nunes" pay-per-view (PPV) event last weekend (Sat., July 9, 2016) from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, were released earlier today by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC).
As previously reported, UFC heavyweight attraction Brock Lesnar broke the bank -- and set a UFC record -- with a whopping $2.5 million payout. Not bad for 15 minutes of actual fighting. Also taking home the big bucks was opponent Mark Hunt, who outdrew Anderson Silva and Miesha Tate with a whopping $700,000.
That's not all.
Here is the complete list of UFC 200 payouts and salaries (transcribed by MMA Fighting):
Amanda Nunes ($100,000 + no win bonus = $100,000) def. Miesha Tate ($500,000)
Brock Lesnar ($2,500,000 + no win bonus = $2,500,000) def. Mark Hunt ($700,000)
Daniel Cormier ($500,000 + no win bonus = $500,000) def. Anderson Silva ($600,000)
Jose Aldo ($400,000 + $100,000 = $500,000) def. Frankie Edgar ($190,000)
Cain Velasquez ($300,000 + no win bonus = $300,000) def. Travis Browne ($120,000)
Julianna Pena ($32,000 + $32,000 = $64,000) def. Cat Zingano ($35,000)
Kelvin Gastelum ($53,000 + $33,000 = $83,000)* def. Johny Hendricks ($80,000)*
T.J. Dillashaw ($25,000 + $25,000 = $50,000) def. Raphael Assuncao ($42,000)
Sage Northcutt ($50,000 + $50,000 = $100,000) def. Enrique Marin ($13,000)
Joe Lauzon ($54,000 + $54,000 = $108,000) def. Diego Sanchez ($80,000)
Gegard Mousasi ($75,000 + $35,000 = $110,000) def. Thiago Santos ($28,000)
Jim Miller ($59,000 + $59,000 = $118,000) def. Takanori Gomi ($55,000)
*Hendricks surrendered 20-percent of his purse for missing weight
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 200 was $6,979,000.
Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, Reebok sponsorships (see those figures here), percentages and other unofficial payments. It also does not include deductions for expenses such as insurance, taxes, etc.
For example, the promotion often hands out extra cash for "Fight of the Night" and "Performance of the Night" bonuses. To check out these figures for "Tate vs. Nunes" click here.
For complete UFC 200 results and blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action click here.