UFC 139 Fighter Payouts

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The California State Athletic Commission released the fighter payout for last weekends UFC 139 “Shogun vs Henderson” card in San Jose. The big winner of the night was Cung Le who pulled in $350,000 for his losing performance. The low man on the totem pole was Nick Pace, who pulled in measly $4,000 and a free trip to San Jose.

Dan Henderson — $250,000
Mauricio Rua — $165,000
Henderson defeated Rua via unanimous decision

Wanderlei Silva — $200,000
Cung Le — $350,000
Silva defeated Le via technical knockout (strikes) in round two

Urijah Faber — $64,000 ($32,000 to show, $32,000 to win)
Brian Bowles — $19,000
Faber defeated Bowles via submission (guillotine choke) in round two

Stephan Bonnar — $68,000 ($34,000 to show, $34,000 to win)
Kyle Kingsbury — $10,000
Bonnar defeated Kingsbury via unanimous decision

Martin Kampmann — $58,000 ($29,000 to show, $29,000 to win)
Rick Story — $19,000
Kampmann defeated Story via split decision

Ryan Bader — $48,000 ($24,000 to show, $24,000 to win)
Jason Brilz — $13,000
Bader defeated Brilz via technical knockout (strikes) in round one

Michael McDonald — $14,000 ($7,000 to show, $7,000 to win)
Alex Soto — $6,000
McDonald defeated Soto via technical knockout (strikes) in round one

Chris Weidman — $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
Tom Lawlor — $12,000
Weidman defeated Lawlor via submission (d’arce choke) in round one

Gleison Tibau — $54,000 ($27,000 to show, $27,000 to win)
Rafael dos Anjos — $16,000
Tibau defeated dos Anjos via split decision

Miguel Torres — $60,000 ($30,000 to show, $30,000 to win)
Nick Pace — $4,000
Torres defeated Pace via unanimous decision

Seth Baczynski — $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Matt Brown — $12,000
Baczynski defeated Brown via submission (guillotine choke) in round two

Danny Castillo — $34,000 ($17,000 to show, $17,000 to win)
Shamar Bailey — $8,000
Castillo defeated Bailey via technical knockout (strikes) in round one

Total disclosed payout for UFC 139 was $1,524,000.

1 Comment

  1. Anonymous

    November 22, 2011 at 6:26 pm

    cung le got paid way too much. now dana is basically retiring him in his interviews so if the ufc didn't think much of him long term why did the sign him to such a high fight contract? pretty stupid.

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