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UFC on FOX 9 Salaries: Over $1 Million in Payouts Reported

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The California State Athletic Commission has released the official disclosed paydays for UFC on FOX 9.

MMAJunkie reports that headliners Demetrious Johnson and Urijah Faber had the highest salaries.

For his flyweight title defense, Johnson took home $175,000, including a $50,000 win bonus. His opponent, Joseph Benavidez, earned $42,000.

Urijah Faber meanwhile earned a whopping $200,000, including a substantial $100,000 win bonus. In comparison, his opponent Michael McDonald only earned $17,000.

Overall, the full disclosed payout was over $1,000,000.

The full list of salaries, not including “Of the Night” bonuses or deductions such as insurance and taxes, are as follows:

Demetrious Johnson: $175,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus)
vs. Joseph Benavidez: $42,000

Urijah Faber: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus)
vs. Michael McDonald: $17,000

Chad Mendes: $90,000 (includes $45,000 win bonus)
vs. Nick Lentz: $29,000

Joe Lauzon: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
vs. Mac Danzig: $32,000

Ryan LaFlare: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
vs. Court McGee: $20,000

Edson Barboza: $52,000 (includes $26,000 win bonus)
vs. Danny Castillo: $31,000

Bobby Green: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
vs. Pat Healy: $25,000

Zach Makovsky: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
vs. Scott Jorgensen: $26,000

Sam Stout: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
vs. Cody McKenzie: $12,000

Abel Trujillo: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
vs. Roger Bowling: $12,000

Alptekin Ozkilic: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
vs. Darren Uyenoyama: $12,000