UFC on Versus Payouts: Dos Santos Earns $120,000

By Sherdog.com Staff Mar 26, 2010
Junior Dos Santos file photo: Dave Mandel/Sherdog.com


Junior dos Santos banked a six-figure payday and continued his heavyweight climb with a first-round knockout of Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC on Versus 1 at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colo. The 25-year-old Brazilian striker earned $70,000 in disclosed pay, according figures released Thursday by the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies.

Dos Santos, John Howard, and Jon Jones all benefited from $50,000 knockout bonuses doled out by the promotion. Lightweight Clay Guida also notched a six-figure payday with a $50,000 submission bonus.

UFC on Versus 1 Payouts

Jon Jones -- $90,000 (including $20,000 win bonus, $50,000 knockout bonus) def. Brandon Vera -- $60,000

Junior dos Santos -- $120,000 (including $35,000 win bonus, $50,000 knockout bonus) def. Gabriel Gonzaga -- $67,000

Cheick Kongo -- $110,000 (including $55,000 win bonus) def. Paul Buentello -- $40,000

Alessio Sakara -- $42,000 (including $21,000 win bonus) def. James Irvin -- $20,000

Clay Guida -- $100,000 (including $25,000 win bonus, $50,000 submission bonus) def. Shannon Gugerty -- $9,000

Vladimir Matyushenko -- $56,000 (including $28,000 win bonus) def. Eliot Marshall -- $10,000

Darren Elkins -- $12,000 (including $6,000 win bonus) def. Duane Ludwig -- $12,000

John Howard -- $76,000 (including $13,000 win bonus, $50,000 knockout bonus) def. Daniel Roberts -- $6,000

Brendan Schaub -- $20,000 (including $10,000 win bonus) def. Chase Gormley -- $10,000

Mike Pierce -- $16,000 (including $8,000 win bonus) def. Julio Paulino -- $6,000

Jason Brilz -- $18,000 (including $9,000 win bonus) def. Eric Schafer -- $13,000

Note: These numbers, sent to Sherdog.com by the DORA and Colorado State Boxing Commission, are disclosed pay only. UFC performance bonuses, handed out separately by the promotion, are also noted. These figures do not include additional bonuses or percentages of other revenue.
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