UFC on Fox 12 Salaries: Lawler ($210K), ‘Minotoro’ ($114K), Johnson ($106K) Top Earners

By C.J. Tuttle Jul 27, 2014
Robbie Lawler earned the top payday at UFC on Fox 12. | Jeff Sherwood/Sherdog.com

Robbie Lawler took home the largest payday at UFC on Fox 12, pocketing $210,000 for his unanimous decision triumph over Matt Brown ($46,000) in the evening’s main event on Saturday at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.

In the evening’s co-headliner, Anthony Johnson earned $106,000 for his brutal 44-second knockout of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira ($114,000) in a light heavyweight showdown. Other top earners included Josh Thomson, who banked $85,000 in a split-decision defeat to Bobby Green ($42,000), and Jorge Masvidal, who raked $84,000 for outpointing Daron Cruickshank ($12,000).

Sherdog.com obtained the “show” and “win” salaries for the entire list of UFC on Fox 12 participants from the California State Athletic Commission, which regulated the event.

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 on Fox 12 Salaries:

Robbie Lawler: $210,000 (includes win bonus of $105,000)
Matt Brown: $46,000

Anthony Johnson: $106,000 (includes win bonus of $53,000)
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: $114,000

Dennis Bermudez: $48,000 (includes win bonus of $24,000)
Clay Guida: $50,000

Bobby Green: $42,000 (includes win bonus of $21,000)
Josh Thomson: $85,000

Jorge Masvidal: $84,000 (includes win bonus of $42,000)
Daron Cruickshank: $12,000

Patrick Cummins: $20,000 (includes win bonus of $10,000
Kyle Kingsbury: $15,000

Tim Means $20,000: (includes win bonus of $10,000)
Hernani Perpetuo: $8,000

Brian Ortega: $16,000 (includes win bonus of $8,000)
Mike de la Torre: $8,000

Tiago dos Santos e Silva: $16,000 (includes win bonus of $8,000)
Akbarh Arreola: $8,000

Gilbert Burns: $16,000 (includes win bonus of $8,000)
Andreas Stahl: $8,000

Joanna Jedrzejczyk: $16,000 (includes win bonus of $8,000)
Juliana de Lima Carneiro: $8,000

Noad Lahat: $16,000 (includes win bonus of $8,000)
Steven Siler: $15,000


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