The Nevada Athletic Commission has released the disclosed salaries for all of the contestants who competed in Saturday’s “UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2” event.
Despite opening up the main card, Alistair Overeem (pictured) and Mark Hunt were the night’s highest earners. Each heavyweight made a flat $750,000 salary.
Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, who successfully defended his throne against Stephen Thompson in the show’s featured attraction, made $500,000, with $100,000 of his paycheck coming via win bonus.
Thompson pocketed $380,000.
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.
UFC 209 took place inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Here are UFC 207’s disclosed salaries released by the Nevada Athletic Commission:
Albert Morales: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Defeated Andre Soukhamthath: $10,000
Tyson Pedro: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
Defeated Paul Craig: $12,000
Mark Godbeer: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
Defeated Daniel Spitz: $12,000
Iuri Alcantara: $48,000 ($24,000 to show, $24,000 to win)
Defeated Luke Sanders: $12,000
Darren Elkins: $92,000 ($46,000 to show, $46,000 to win)
Defeated Mirsad Bektic: $21,000
Marcin Tybura: $72,000 ($36,000 to show, $36,000 to win)
Defeated Luis Henrique: $16,000
Alistair Overeem: $750,000
Defeated Mark Hunt: $750,000
Cynthia Calvillo: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Defeated Amanda Cooper: $17,000
Daniel Kelly: $54,000 ($27,000 to show, $27,000 to win)
Defeated Rashad Evans: $150,000
David Teymur: $28,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 to win)
Defeated Lando Vannata: $25,000
Tyron Woodley: $500,000 ($400,000 to show, $100,000 to win)
Defeated Stephen Thompson: $380,000