Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Fighter Paydays From UFC On Versus 1

The following are salaries from the UFC on Versus debut:

Jon Jones ($40,000 – $20,000 win) def. Brandon Vera ($60,000)
Junior Dos Santos ($70,000 – $35,000 win) def. Gabriel Gonzaga ($67,000)
Cheick Kongo ($110,000 – $55,000 win) def. Paul Buentello ($40,000)
Alessio Sakara ($42,000 – $21,000 win) def. James Irvin ($20,000)
Clay Guida ($50,000 – $25,000 win) def. Shannon Gugerty ($9,000)
Vladimir Matyushenko ($56,000 – $28,000 win) def. Eliott Marshall ($10,000)
Darren Elkins ($12,000 – $6,000 win) def. Duane Ludwig ($12,000)
John Howard ($26,000 – $13,000 win) def. Daniel Roberts ($6,000)
Brendan Schaub ($20,000 – $10,000 win) def. Chase Gormley ($10,000)
Mike Pierce ($16,000 – $8,000 win) def. John Paulino ($6,000)
Jason Brilz ($18,000 – $9,000 win) def. Eric Schafer ($13,000)
The total payroll was $713,000 with gross ticket sales of $568,125.

This does not include the $50,000 bonuses to Clay Guida 'Submission of the Night' and Jon Jones, John Howard and Junior Dos Santos for 'KO of the Night'.

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