UFC 121 Salaries: Brock Lesnar Top Earner With $400K Payday

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According to the California State Athletic Commission: (via MMA Fighting)

Cain Velasquez: $200,000 ($100,000 win) def. Brock Lesnar: $400,000
Jake Shields: $150,000 ($75,000 win) def. Martin Kampmann: $27,000
Diego Sanchez: $100,000 ($50,000 win) def. Paulo Thiago: $18,000
Matt Hamill: $58,000 ($29,000 win) def. Tito Ortiz: $250,000
Brendan Schaub: $20,000 ($10,000 win) def. Gabriel Gonzaga: $67,000

Court McGee: $30,000 ($15,000 win) def. Ryan Jensen: $10,000
Tom Lawlor: $20,000 ($10,000 win) def. Patrick Cote: $21,000
Daniel Roberts: $16,000 ($8,000 win) def. Mike Guymon: $8,000
Sam Stout: $32,000 ($16,000 win) def. Paul Taylor: $16,000
Chris Camozzi: $16,000 ($8,000 win) def. Dongi Yang: $8,000
Jon Madsen: $16,000 ($8,000 win) def. Gilbert Yvel: $30,000
$70,000 fight-night bonuses:
- Fight of the Night: Diego Sanchez vs. Paulo Thiago
- Submission of the Night: Daniel Roberts
- Knockout of the Night: Cain Velasquez

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