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UFC on Fox: Henderson vs Melendez Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate


(Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Benson Henderson's fiancée might be asking for a engagement ring upgrade soon.  After all, her future husband, after popping the question after his big win over Gilbert Melendez, was the top earner at Saturday's UFC on Fox: Henderson vs Melendez.

Here is the reported purse info for the event, released by the California Athletic Commission (and first reported by MMA Junkie)

 

HP Pavilion
San Jose, California

Attendance: 13,506
Gate: $1,333,000


Benson Henderson: $200,000 ($100,000 to show, $100,000 win bonus)

Frank Mir: $200,000

Gilbert Melendez: $175,000

Josh Thomson: $145,000 ($85,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $50,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)

Daniel Cormier: $126,000 ($63,000 to show, $63,000 win bonus)

Matt Brown: $110,000 ($30,000 to show, $30,000 win bonus, $50,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)

Yoel Romero: $70,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $50,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)

Jordan Mein: $66,000 ($16,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

Joseph Benavidez: $66,000 ($33,000 to show, $33,000 win bonus)

Jorge Masvidal: $60,000 ($30,000 to show, $30,000 win bonus)

Chad Mendes: $56,000 ($28,000 to show, $28,000 win bonus)

Francis Carmont: $38,000 ($19,000 to show, $19,000 win bonus)

Anthony Njokuani: $36,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 win bonus)

T.J. Dillashaw: $28,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 win bonus)

Darren Elkins: $24,000

Lorenz Larkin: $23,000

Myles Jury: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus)

Nate Diaz: $15,000

Ramsey Nijem: $14,000

Darren Uyenoyama: $12,000

Roger Bowling: $12,000

Tim Means: $10,000

Hugo Viana: $8,000

Clifford Starks: $8,000

 

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