The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation released the fighter salaries for all fighters who competed in last weekends UFC on FX 3 fight card.
The man leading the pack was welterweight fighter Mike Pyle who raked in an event high $66,000 for his highlight reel KO of Josh Neer. Next in line was preliminary card fighter Mike Pierce who brought home a cool $40,000 for his split decision victory over Carlos Eduardo Rocha. Also earning $40,000 was main event winner and now flyweight finalist Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson who defeated Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall in the tournament semi-finals.
Full UFC on FX 3 fighter salaries below (Total disclosed payroll $423,500)
Demetrious Johnson: $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win) def. Ian McCall: $9,000
Erick Silva: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win) def. Charlie Brenneman: $18,000
Mike Pyle: $66,000 ($33,000 to show, $33,000 to win) def. Josh Neer: $14,000
Eddie Wineland: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win bonus) def. Scott Jorgensen: $20,500
Mike Pierce: $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win) def. Carlos Eduardo Rocha: $8,000
Seth Baczynski: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win) def. Lance Benoist: $8,000
Matt Grice: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 to win) def. Leonard Garcia: $20,000
Dustin Pague: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win) def. Jared Papazian: $6,000
Tim Means: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win) def. Justin Salas: $8,000
Buddy Roberts: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 to win) def. Caio Magalhaes: $8,000
Henry Martinez: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 to win) def. Bernardo Magalhaes: $6,000
Sean Pierson: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win) def. Jake Hecht: $8,000
These numbers are the salaries that the organization has to give to the State Commissions. They do not include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses and other fees. They also do not include “fight night” bonuses, sponsor pay or any other bonuses that the UFC often give their fighters.
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