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UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson Salary and Medical Breakdowns

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The fallout from the Saturday’s epic UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson event was released today by the California State Athletic Commission. Out of the 24 fighters on the card, 13 of them received medical suspensions with the obvious combatants receiving extended suspensions.

Both fighters in the five round main event received lengthy 180 day suspensions, but you had to see that coming after watching one of the best MMA fights inside the Octagon.

Along with the medical report the commission also released the 24 fighter’s salaries that totaling a whopping $1,524,000. The top earner surprisingly was Cung Le, who earned $350k for his 2nd round TKO defeat to Wanderlei Silva.

Here are the reported base salaries along with a full list of medical suspensions for UFC 139:

Dan Henderson: $250,000 (no win bonus)
def. Mauricio Rua: $165,000

  • Dan Henderson: Suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact for a possible right thumb fracture, suspended days 60 with 60 days no contact for a “hard bout,” needs MRI/CT scan for clearance.
  • Mauricio Rua: Suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact for a possible facial and skull fracture, suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for a “hard bout,” and suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact for eyebrow laceration

Wanderlei Silva: $200,000 (no win bonus)
def. Cung Le: $350,000

  • Wanderlei Silva: Suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact (or until cleared by physician) for eyebrow laceration
  • Cung Le: Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO loss and suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact (or until cleared by physician) for possible nasal fracture

Urijah Faber: $64,000 (includes $32,000 win bonus)
def. Brian Bowles: $19,000

  • Brian Bowles: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for submission loss

Martin Kampmann: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus)
def. Rick Story: $19,000

  • Martin Kampmann: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact (or until cleared by physician) for forehead and right eyebrow laceration
  • Rick Story: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact (or until cleared by physician) for chin laceration

Stephan Bonnar: $68,000 (includes $34,000 win bonus)
def. Kyle Kingsbury: $10,000

  • Neither fighter received suspensions

Ryan Bader: $48,000 (includes $24,00 win bonus)
def. Jason Brilz: $13,000

  • Jason Brilz: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO loss

Michael McDonald: $14,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus)
Alex Soto: $6,000

  • Michael McDonald: suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact for possible fracture on right ring finger
  • Alex Soto: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO loss

Chris Weidman: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Tom Lawlor: $12,000

  • Tom Lawlor: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for submission loss

Gleison Tibau: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)
def. Rafael Dos Anjos: $16,000

  • Gleison Tibau: suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact (or until cleared by X-ray) for possible fracture on right thumb

Miguel Torres: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
def. Nick Pace: $4,000

  • Neither fighter received suspensions

Seth Baczynski: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Matt Brown: $12,000

  • Neither fighter received suspensions

Danny Castillo: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)
def. Shamar Bailey: $8,000

  • Shamar Bailey: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO loss

Source: MMAjunkie.com