UFC 139 Salaries: Cung Le Leads With a Whopping 350k

via lowkick.blitzcorner.com

The California State Athletic Commission released the fighter salaries for UFC 139, and Cung Le made out very, very well. He led all fighters with a huge $350,000 payday, followed by main event victor Dan Henderson with $250,000. Here's the full list:

Dan Henderson: $250,000 (no win bonus)
Mauricio Rua: $165,000

Wanderlei Silva: $200,000 (no win bonus)
Cung Le: $350,000

Urijah Faber: $64,000 (includes $32,000 win bonus)
Brian Bowles: $19,000

Martin Kampmann: $58,000 ($29,000 win bonus)
Rick Story: $19,000

Stephan Bonnar: $68,000 ($34,000 win bonus)
Kyle Kingsbury: $10,000

Ryan Bader: $48,000 ($24,000 win bonus)
Jason Brilz: $13,000

Michael McDonald: $14,000 ($7,000 win bonus)
Alex Soto: $6,000

Chris Weidman: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)
Tom Lawlor: $12,000

Gleison Tibau: $34,000 ($17,000 win bonus)
Rafael dos Anjos: $16,000

Miguel Torres: $60,000 ($30,000 win bonus)
Nick Pace: $4,000

Seth Baczynski: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)
Matt Brown: $12,000

Danny Castillo: $34,000 ($17,000 win bonus)
Shamar Bailey: $8,000

The total purse was $1,524,000. Henderson, Shogun, Le, Silva, McDonald and Faber also picked up $70,000 performance bonuses which aren't included in these numbers.

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