UFC 209 fighter payouts for those athletes competing at the "Woodley vs. Thompson 2" mixed martial arts (MMA) event last weekend (Sat., March 4, 2017) from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, were released earlier today by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC).
UFC 209 was headlined by the five-round welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson (highlights), which ended with a majority-decision win for “The Chosen One.”
Elsewhere on the UFC 209 fight card, Alistair Overeem planished fellow PRIDE import Mark Hunt in expensive heavyweight action (video), while Lando Vannata and David Teymur beat each other to a pulp for three rounds (replay).
That's not all.
Here is the complete list of UFC 209 payouts and salaries (show money + win bonus = total purse):
Tyron Woodley ($400,000 + $100,000 = $500,000) def. Stephen Thompson ($380,000)
David Teymur ($14,000 + $14,000 = $28,000) def. Lando Vannata ($25,000)
Daniel Kelly ($27,000 + $27,000 = $54,000) def. Rashad Evans ($150,000)
Cynthia Calvillo ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Amanda Cooper ($17,000)
Alistair Overeem ($750,000 + no win bonus = $750,000) def. Mark Hunt ($750,000)
Marcin Tybura ($36,000 + $36,000 = $72,000) def. Luis Henrique ($16,000)
Darren Elkins ($46,000 + $46,000 = $92,000) def. Mirsad Bektic ($21,000)
Iuri Alcantara ($34,000 + $34,000 = $68,000) def. Luke Sanders ($12,000)
Mark Godbeer ($12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) def. Daniel Spitz ($12,000)
Tyson Pedro ($12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) def. Paul Craig ($12,000)
Albert Morales ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Andre Soukhamthath ($10,000)
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 209 was $3,057,000.
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 "Woodley vs. Thompson 2" click here.
For complete UFC 209 Finale results and blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action click here.