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UFC 155 payouts and salaries: Ex-champ Junior dos Santos tops payroll at double what Cain Velasquez got for beating him

Junior dos Santos may have lost his Heavyweight title at UFC 155 but he was still paid twice as much as Cain Velasquez, the man who took his belt away.


The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the official payouts, salaries and disclosed bonuses for UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2.

Cain Velasquez: $200,000 ($100,000 to show, $100,000 to win)
Junior dos Santos: $400,000

Jim Miller: $82,000 ($41,000 to show, $41,000 to win)
Joe Lauzon: $27,000

Constantinos Philippou: $36,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 to win)
Tim Boetsch: $37,000

Yushin Okami: $84,000 ($42,000 to show, $42,000 to win)
Alan Belcher: $37,000

Derek Brunson: $30,000 ($13,000 to show, $17,000 to win)
Chris Leben: $51,000

Eddie Wineland: $30,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 to win)
Brad Pickett: $17,000

Erik Perez: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Byron Bloodworth $6,000

Jamie Varner: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
Melvin Guillard: $42,000

Myles Jury: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Michael Johnson $14,000

Todd Duffee: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Philip De Fries: $14,000

Max Holloway: $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
Leonard Garcia: $20,000

John Moraga: $22,000 ($11,000 to show, $11,000 to win)
Chris Cariaso: $12,000

The total disclosed payroll for UFC 155: "Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2" was $1,261,000.

The amounts above don't include fight night bonuses, sponsorships, percentages and other unofficial payments such as PPV bonuses, among others. It also does not include deductions for expenses such as insurance, taxes, etc.