UFC 155 salaries: Junior dos Santos leads field with $400,000

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  1. eXtv

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    MMAFighting.com article: http://www.mmafighting.com/2012/12/...ies-junior-dos-santos-leads-field-with-400000

     
  2. eXtv

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    Wow, even though he was dominated JDS still got twice the reported pay Cain did.
     
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    I know they receive more than what is reported but Lauzon and Velasquez purses are extremely low for the names they are.
     
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    200k is "extremely low"?

    Kids don't know the value of a dollar these days. Shit.
     
  6. eXtv

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    He got a Harley Davidson from winning aswell.
     
  7. warriorscommando

    warriorscommando I will always protect you

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    Jesus Christ, reported pay is set up in advance AND means shit all for title fights / main events.
     
  8. spid3yo

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    How do you know Lauzon isn't at the end of a deal he signed years ago? Your pay doesn't fluctuate every win and loss.
     
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    Im surprised at how much JDS makes considering that Brazilian fighters not named Anderson Silva tend to get lowballed.
     
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    JDS needs every penny to put his face back together. He should just buy all new features, including ears, off a corpse.
     
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    I think Lauzon expects to leave with an of the night bonus
     
  12. mrsinister

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    That's all they get? Seems hard to believe.
     
  13. warriorscommando

    warriorscommando I will always protect you

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    He also probably got PPV cuts and another big fat check from Dana.
     
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    Leben got 51 grand for that performance. Dam... I think I could have put on a better show than that.
     
  15. warriorscommando

    warriorscommando I will always protect you

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    Anderson gets 400k in reported pay which means shit all.
     
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    Good thing duff got the ko bonus. 8/8 is embarrassing for the UFC.
     
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    400k base pay is nice.Doubt he is getting PPV cut.He would have lower base pay.

    Anderson has base 200k and is makin milions on PPV
     
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    Nah Zuffa health insurance breh


    JDS gets to spend all dat guac for himself
     
  19. BBMN

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    I'm stunned that Joe only gets 27k per fight. Not even 27k+27k to win. Just a flat and low rate given his skill and contributions to the sport.

    He's probably on a five fight contract. So it's not his first. His first contract must have been pretty bad, if he upped it to only 27k, after resigning. Luckily he's gotten some bonuses.


    200k is low given that he's a top tier fighter in the HW division of the top MMA org on Earth.

    That said, Cain and JDS probably got PPV cuts. PPV cuts add up to millions in some situations. They're why a fighter can get a base pay of 200-400k for a title fight, yet walk with well over 2 million. This has been public knowledge since Couture talked about while trying to negotiate with Dana years back.

    Depending on PPV sales, I would bet both fighters got at least a million. Plus sponsors' money. And a $25000 Harley. Not bad.
     
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    yes, dana has a bag of cash backstage and adds/subtracts to it based on their performance.
     

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