Rafael dos Anjos earned $76,000 for his win over Benson Henderson. | Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com
Lightweight contender Rafael dos Anjos took home the biggest payday at UFC Fight Night “Henderson vs dos Anjos.”
With his first-round TKO over former champion Benson Henderson in the evening’s main event, the Gordo-Evolve Team product earned $76,000. Henderson, meanwhile, banked $48,000 in defeat.
The Oklahoma State Athletic Commission released the “show” and “win” salaries for the event to Sherdog.com. The event took place at BOK Center in Tulsa, OK., on Aug. 23.
Elsewhere, Jordan Mein banked $40,000 for his triumph over Mike Pyle ($51,000) in the evening’s co-main event, while Max Holloway garnered $40,000 for his three-round finish of Clay Collard ($8,000).
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 Fight Night "Henderson vs. dos Anjos" Salaries:
Rafael dos Anjos $76,000 (includes $38,000 win bonus)
Benson Henderson $48,000
Jordan Mein $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
Mike Pyle $51,000
Thales Leites $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
Francis Carmont $30,000
Max Holloway $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
Clay Collard $8,000
James Vick $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
Valmir Lazaro $8,000
Chas Skelly $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
Tom Niinimaki $10,000
Neil Magny $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
Alex Garcia $12,000
Beneil Dariush $20,000(includes $10,000 win bonus)
Tony Martin $8,000
Matt Hobar $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
Aaron Phillips $8,000
Ben Saunders $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
Chris Heatherly $8,000
Wilson Reis $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Joby Sanchez $8,000