UFC 207 fighter payouts for those athletes competing at the “Nunes vs. Rousey” pay-per-view (PPV) event last weekend (Fri., Dec. 30, 2016) from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, were released yesterday by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC).
As previously reported, former UFC women’s Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey broke the bank — and set a personal payout record — with a whopping $3 million payout. Not bad for 48 seconds of actual fighting. Also taking home the big bucks Dominick Cruz, who raked in a $350,000 payout after coughing up his title to Cody Garbrandt in the co-main event.
That’s not all.
Here is the complete list of UFC 207 payouts and salaries (via MMA Junkie):
Champ Amanda Nunes: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus) def. Ronda Rousey: $3 million
Champ Cody Garbrandt: $200,000 def. Dominick Cruz: $350,000
T.J. Dillashaw: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus)def. John Lineker: $43,000
Dong Hyun Kim: $134,000 (includes $67,000 win bonus)def. Tarec Saffiedine: $40,000
Ray Borg: $30,600+ (includes $18,000 win bonus)def. Louis Smolka: $37,400+
Neil Magny: $114,000* (includes $47,000 win bonus)def. Johny Hendricks: $80,000*
Antonio Carlos Junior: $42,000 (includes $21,000 win bonus)def. Marvin Vettori: $12,000
Alex Garcia: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)def. Mike Pyle: $55,000
Niko Price: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)def. Brandon Thatch: $22,000
Tim Means: $35,000 (no win bonus since fight ended in a no-contest)vs. Alex Oliveira: $28,000 (no win bonus since fight ended in a no-contest)
The total disclosed payroll for UFC 207 was $4,683,000.
Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, Reebok sponsorships (see those figures here), percentages and other unofficial payments. It also does not include deductions for expenses such as insurance, taxes, etc.
For example, the promotion often hands out extra cash for “Fight of the Night” and “Performance of the Night” bonuses. To check out these figures for “Nunes vs. Rousey” click here.
For complete UFC 207 results and blow-by-blow coverage of the main card action click here.
Source:: mma mania