UFC Fight Night Tulsa Salaries: Rafael dos Anjos Earns Event High $76,000

By C.J. Tuttle Sep 3, 2014
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


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