Dan Henderson completed the final bout his current Ultimate Fighting Championship contract at UFC 199, and “Hendo” earned an event-high purse in the process.
The 45-year-old middleweight -- who notched a crushing, second-round knockout of Hector Lombard at Saturday’s show in Inglewood, California -- took home a “show” salary of $600,000 and a “win” bonus of $200,000 for a total $800,000 purse. Lombard earned $53,000 in defeat.
MMAJunkie.com on Monday published payroll information from the event released by the California State Athletic Commission.
Bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz was the card’s next highest earner, pocketing a total of $350,000 for his successful title defense against Urijah Faber ($160,000) in the night’s co-main event. Headliners Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold both took in $250,000 for their middleweight title clash, with Bisping earning no disclosed win bonus for his upset victory.
Note: The disclosed purses reported by state athletic commissions do not include any performance-based or discretionary bonuses that may be awarded to a fighter by the promotion. Additionally, the reported figures do not reflect any deductions made by the commission for taxes, insurance, etc., and do not include any sponsorship money that a fighter may acquire for their performance.
UFC 199 ‘Rockhold vs. Bisping’ Disclosed Salaries
Michael Bisping: $250,000 (no win bonus)
Luke Rockhold: $250,000
Dominick Cruz: $350,000 (no win bonus)
Urijah Faber: $160,000
Max Holloway: $150,000 (includes $75,000 win bonus)
Ricardo Lamas: $53,000
Dan Henderson: $800,000 (includes $200,000 win bonus)
Hector Lombard: $53,000
Dustin Poirier: $110,000 (includes $55,000 win bonus)
Bobby Green: $24,000
Brian Ortega: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus)
Clay Guida: $55,000
Beneil Dariush: $62,000 (includes $31,000 win bonus)
James Vick: $23,000
Jessica Andrade: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
Jessica Penne: $20,000
Alex Caceres: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
Cole Miller: $33,000
Sean Strickland: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus)
Tom Breese: $19,000
Luis Henrique da Silva: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Jonathan Wilson: $12,000
Kevin Casey: $15,000
Elvis Mutapcic: $16,000
Marco Polo Reyes: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
Dong Hyun Kim: $10,000