UFC Fight Night 90 fighter payouts for those athletes competing at the "Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez" UFC Fight Pass event last Thursday night (July 7, 2016) from inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, were released earlier today by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC).
Rafael dos Anjos may have coughed up his strap to Eddie Alvarez in the UFC "Vegas" main event, but he still finished tops in the payroll department with $310,000. The new champ gets the gold and $150,000 for his first round, technical knockout victory over the Brazilian.
That's not all.
Here is the complete list of UFC Fight Night 90 payouts and salaries (transcribed by MMA Junkie):
Eddie Alvarez: $150,000 (no win bonus)
def. Rafael dos Anjos: $310,000
Derrick Lewis: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)
def. Roy Nelson: $100,000
Alan Jouban: $42,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
def. Belal Muhammad: $12,000
Joseph Duffy: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Mitch Clarke: $12,000
Alberto Mina: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Mike Pyle: $55,000
John Makdessi: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
def. Mehdi Baghdad: $12,000
Anthony Birchak: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Dileno Lopes: $12,000
Pedro Munhoz: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)
def. Russell Doane: $11,000
Felipe Arantes: $42,000 (includes $21,000 win bonus)
def. Jerrod Sanders: $12,000
Gilbert Burns: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)
def. Lukasz Sajewski: $10,000
Marco Beltran: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Reginaldo Vieira: $17,000
Vicente Luque: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Alvaro Herrera: $12,000
The total disclosed payroll for UFC Fight Night 90 Finale was $1,141,000.
Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, Reebok sponsorships, 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 "Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez" click here.
For complete UFC Fight Night 90 results and blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action click here.