The Florida State Boxing Commission has released the disclosed salaries for all the athletes who competed in Saturday’s “UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs. Cerrone.”
Free agent Alistair Overeem (pictured) was the night’s highest earner, pocketing a total of 542,857 for knocking out former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos in the co-main event.
Dos Santos came in second with $400,000.
UFC lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos scored a flat $300,000 salary for retaining his title against Donald Cerrone in the show’s featured attraction.
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 sponsorship money paid by Reebok or any bonuses from the UFC. These royalties can Fight Night bonuses, top secret discretionary bonuses, etc., which can oftentimes represent a substantial portion of a fighter’s total income.
UFC on FOX 17 took place inside Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.
Here are the disclosed salaries for UFC on FOX 17:
Total disclosed salary: $2,027,857
Francis Ngannou: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Defeats Luis Henrique: $10,000
Vicente Luque: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Defeats Hayder Hassan: $10,000
Kamaru Usman: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
Defeats Leon Edwards: $15,000
Cole Miller: $66,000 ($33,000 to show, $33,000 to win)
Defeats Jim Alers: $10,000
Nik Lentz: $70,000 ($35,000 to show, $35,000 to win)
Defeats Danny Castillo: $39,000
Tamdan McCrory: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)
Defeats Josh Samman: $10,000
Valentina Shevchenko: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
Defeats Sarah Kaufman: $22,000
Nate Marquardt: $98,000 ($49,000 to show, $49,000 to win)
Defeats C.B. Dollaway: $40,000
Charles Oliveira: $66,600 ($29,600 to show, $37,000 to win)*
Defeats Myles Jury: $30,000
Karolina Kowalkiewicz: $26,000 ($13,000 to show, $13,000 to win)
Defeats Randa Markos: $12,000
Nate Diaz: $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win)
Defeats Michael Johnson: $30,000
Alistair Overeem: $542,857 ($342,857 to show, $200,000 win bonus)
Defeats Junior dos Santos: $400,000
Rafael dos Anjos: $300,000 (flat salary)
Defeats Donald Cerrone $79,000
* Oliveira docked 20% ($7,400) of purse for missing weight.