UFC Fight Night 17 Fighter Payouts and Bonuses

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chuck make the cash

The UFC Fight Night 17 disclosed fighter payroll from the Florida State Athletic Commission have been released. Kurt Pellegrino and Cain Velasquez came in on top earning upwards of 30k dollars each. Velasquez earned an additional 30k for “Knockout of the Night” (He knocked the guy out?). Losers of the night are Luigi Fioravanti and Rich Clementi, who were released from their UFC contracts after the losing at UFN 17.

Official Payroll Here:

  1. Cain Velasquez: $30,000 ($15,000 to show plus $15,000 to win )
  2. Joe Lauzon: $20,000 ($10,000 to show plus $10,000 to win)
  3. Josh Neer: $18,000 ($9,000 to show plus $9,000 to win)
  4. Mac Danzig: $15,000 to show ( would have earned an additional $15,000 had he won)
  5. Kurt Pellegrino: $32,000 ($16,000 to show plus $16,000 to win)
  6. Anthony Johnson: $26,000 ($13,000 to show and $13,000 to win)
  7. Gleison Tibau: $26,000 ($13,000 to show plus $13,000 to win)
  8. Rich Clementi: $23,000 (would have earned an additional $23,000 had he won)
  9. Dan Miller: $18,000 ($9,000 to show and $9,000 to win)
  10. Matthew Riddle: $16,000 ($8,000 to show and $8,000 to win)
  11. Luigi Fioravanti: $13,000 (would have earned an additional $13,000 had he won)
  12. Jake Rosholt: $13,000 (would have earned an additional $13,000 had he won)
  13. Rob Emerson: $10,000 (would have earned an additional $10,000 had he won)
  14. Jeremy Stephens: $10,000 (would have earned an additional $10,000 had he won)
  15. Steve Bruno: $7,000 (would have earned an additional $7,000 had he won)
  16. Matt Grice: $7,000 (would have earned an additional $7,000 had he won)
  17. Nick Catone: $6,000 ($3,000 to show and $3,000 to win)
  18. Matt Veach: $6,000 ($3,000 to show and $3,000 to win)
  19. Denis Stojnic: $5,000 (would have earned an additional $5,000 had he won)
  20. Derek Downey: $3,000 (would have earned an additional $3,000 had he won)

Total: $424,000

UFN 17 Bonuses

Cain Velasquez earned $30,000 for “Knockout of the Night”
Joe Lauzon earned $30,000 for “Submission of the Night”
Mac Danzig earned $30,000 for “Fight of the Night”
Josh Neer earned $30,000 for “Fight of the Night”