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Rafael dos Anjos Loses Belt, but Still Top Earner in UFC Fight Night 90 Salaries

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Rafael dos Anjos and Eddie Alvarez - UFC Fight Night 90 weigh-in

The UFC’s tripleheader of events kicked off last week with UFC Fight Night 90: dos Anjos vs. Alvarez.

Thursday night’s event on UFC Fight Pass delivered a solid night of fights with the UFC lightweight championship changing hands from Rafael dos Anjos to Eddie Alvarez, when Alvarez took out the champ in the first round.

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Alvarez scored a $150,000 payday for his efforts, but dos Anjos still lorded over the UFC Fight Night 90 fighter salaries, earning $310,000 in the loss.

The Nevada Athletic Commission released the fighter salaries on Monday.

UFC Fight Night 90: dos Anjos vs. Alvarez took place on Thursday, July 7, at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

UFC Fight Night 90 Fighter Salaries

Eddie Alvarez: $150,000 (no win bonus) def. Rafael dos Anjos: $310,000

Derrick Lewis: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus) def. Roy Nelson: $100,000

Alan Jouban: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus) def. Belal Muhammad: $12,000

Joe Duffy: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus) def. Mitch Clarke: $12,000

Alberto Mina: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Mike Pyle: $55,000

John Makdessi: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus) def. Mehdi Baghdad: $12,000

Anthony Brichak: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Dileno Lopes: $12,000

Pedro Munhoz: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus) def. Russell Doane: $11,000

Felipe Arantes: $42,000 (includes $21,000 win bonus) def. Jerrod Sanders: $12,000

Gilbert Burns: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus) def. Lukasz Sajewski: $10,000

Markco Beltran: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Reginaldo Vieira: $22,000

Vicente Luque: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Alvaro Herrera: $12,000

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