The California State Athletic Commission has released the disclosed salary for all of the contestants who competed in Saturday’s “UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping II” event.
Dan Henderson (pictured) was the card’s highest earner by scoring $800,000, $200,000 came via win bonus, for knocking out Hector Lombard.
Michael Bisping pocketed a flat $250,000 salary for putting Luke Rockhold to sleep to capture the UFC middleweight title. Rockhold earned the same payday.
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 include pay-per-view commissions, Fight Night bonuses, top secret discretionary bonuses, etc., which can oftentimes represent a substantial portion of a fighter’s total income.
The Forum in Inglewood, California hosted Saturday’s event.
Here are the official disclosed salaries for UFC 199 (courtesy of MMAJunkie.com):
Polo Reyes: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
Defeated “Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim: $10,000
Kevin Casey: $15,000
vs. Elvis Mutapcic: $16,000
Sean Strickland: $46,000 ($23,000 to show, $23,000 to win)
Defeated Tom Breese: $19,000
Alex Caceres: $48,000 ($24,000 to show, $24,000 to win)
Defeated Cole Miller: $33,000
Luis Henrique da Silva: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Defeated Jonathan Wilson: $12,000
Jessica Andrade: $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win)
Defeated Jessica Penne: $20,000
Beneil Dariush: $62,000 ($31,000 to show, $31,000 to win)
Defeated James Vick: $23,000
Brian Ortega: $46,000 ($23,000 to show, $23,000 to win)
Defeated Clay Guida: $55,000
Dustin Poirier: $110,000 ($55,000 to show, $55,000 to win)
Defeated Bobby Green: $24,000
Dan Henderson: $800,000 (includes $200,000 win bonus)
Defeated Hector Lombard: $53,000
Max Holloway: $150,000 ($75,000 to show, $75,000 to win)
Defeated Ricardo Lamas: $53,000
Dominick Cruz: $350,000 (no win bonus)
Defeated Urijah Faber: $160,000
Michael Bisping: $250,000 (no win bonus)
Defeated Luke Rockhold: $250,000