UFC on Fox 9 salaries: Demetrious Johnson and Urijah Faber top earners

Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson earns $175,000 in title defense, while Urijah Faber earns $200,000 in co-main event win

UFC on Fox 9 drew a crowd of 11,573 fans to Sacramento's Sleep Train Arena on Saturday night. The live gate for the fight card totaled $1,066,610.

The majority of the $1,007,000 that was paid to the fighters in disclosed salaries went to UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and Urijah Faber.

Johnson, who earned a first round knockout win over Joseph Benavidez took home a total of $175,000 for his title defense. Faber pulled in $200,000 for his co-main event submission win over Michael McDonald.

Johnson saw his pay take a huge jump from his last title defense. Johnson earned a total of $58,000 for his UFC on Fox 8 win over John Moraga.

Full UFC on Fox 9 salaries (via MMAJunkie.com):

Demetrious Johnson: 125K/50K
Joseph Benavidez: 42K

Urijah Faber: 100K/100K
Michael McDonald: 17K

Chad Mendes: 45K/45K
Nik Lentz: 29K

Joe Lauzon: 30K/30K
Mac Danzig: 32K

Ryan LaFlare: 10K/10K
Court McGee: 20K

Edson Barboza: 26K/26K
Danny Castillo: 31K

Bobby Green: 18K/18K
Pat Healy: 25K

Zach Makovsky: 10K/10K
Scott Jorgensen: 26K

Sam Stout: 30K/30K
Cody McKenzie: 12K

Abel Trujillo: 10K/10K
Roger Bowling: 12K

Alptekin Ozkilic: 8K/8K
Darren Uyenoyama: 12K

Disclosed salaries do not include Fight Night bonuses or any discretionary bonuses paid by the UFC.

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