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‘UFC on FX: Johnson vs. McCall II’ Salaries Released

Written by Tom Ngo
June 12th, 2012
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UFC Mike Pyle

The Florida State Boxing Commission has released the official salaries for all of the contestants who competed in last Friday’s “UFC on FX: Johnson vs. McCall II” event.

Although Mike Pyle (Pictured) appeared in the third-to-last fight of the night, the welterweight was the card’s highest paid player.

Pyle pocketed $66,000 for putting Josh Neer to sleep, with half of his check coming via win bonus.

Of interesting note, up-and-coming superstar Erick Silva only scored $16k for submitting Charlie Brenneman.

Please keep in mind, the numbers that get reported to the athletic commissions are only of what’s required. These figures do not include deductions for items such as licenses and taxes.

Additionally, they do not contain money paid by sponsors or any bonuses from the UFC. These royalties can include Fight Night bonuses, top secret discretionary bonuses, etc., which can oftentimes represent a substantial portion of a fighter’s total income.

BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise hosted Friday’s event.

Here are the official salaries for UFC on FX 3 (Courtesy of MMAJunkie):

(Total disclosed payroll: $423,500)

Preliminary Card:

Sean Pierson: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Jake Hecht: $8,000

Henry Martinez: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. Bernardo Magalhaes: $6,000

Buddy Roberts: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. Caio Magalhaes: $8,000

Tim Means: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Justin Salas: $8,000

Dustin Pague: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Jared Papazian: $6,000

Matt Grice: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. Leonard Garcia: $20,000

Seth Baczynski: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Lance Benoist: $8,000

Mike Pierce: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Carlos Eduardo Rocha: $8,000

Main Card:

Eddie Wineland: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Scott Jorgensen: $20,500

Mike Pyle: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)
def. Josh Neer: $14,000

Erick Silva: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Charlie Brenneman: $18,000

Demetrious Johnson: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Ian McCall: $9,000

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