Dustin Poirier was the biggest winner at UFC on ESPN 12, both figuratively and financially.
After gutting out a grueling unanimous decision win over Dan Hooker in the primary event Saturday, Poirier (26-6 MMA, 18-5 UFC) took house a $300,000 divulged purse. Add on his “Fight of the Night” benefit, and Poirier pocketed $350,000 overall for his efforts.
MMA Junkie on Monday got a list of fighter incomes from the Nevada Athletic Commission for UFC on ESPN 12, which took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Poirier, 31, was among 3 fighters to make a six-figure paycheck. Joining him were Hooker, who made $110,000, and Mike Perry, who filched $180,000 after defeating Mickey Gall, who made $50,000.
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The overall revealed pay for the 10-fight card was $1.14 million.
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The figures do not consist of deductions for products such as insurance, licenses and taxes. Additionally, the figures do not consist of cash paid by sponsors, including the official UFC on ESPN 12 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay. They likewise do not consist of any other “locker room” or unique discretionary perks the UFC often pays. They also do not consist of pay-per-view cuts that some high-level fighters get.
UFC authorities likewise handed out a “Fight of the Night” perk to Poirier and Hooker– and two $50,000 “Performance of the Night” bonuses to Hansen and Erosa.
In other words, the above figures are simply base wages reported to the commission and do not show whole compensation bundles for the occasion.
Dustin Poirier: $300,000 (consists of $150,000 win benefit) def. Dan Hooker: $110,000.
Mike Perry: $180,000 (consists of $90,000 win benefit) def. Mickey Gall: $50,000.
Maurice Greene: $60,000 (consists of $30,000 win reward) def. Gian Villante: $75,000.
Brendan Allen: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win perk) def. Kyle Daukaus: $12,000.
Takashi Sato: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win perk) def. Jason Witt: $12,000.
Julian Erosa: $28,000 (consists of $14,000 win benefit) def. Sean Woodson: $12,000.
Tanner Boser: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win benefit) def. Philipe Lins: $80,000.
Kay Hansen: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win reward) def. Jinh Yu Frey: $14,000.
Youssef Zalal: $24,000 (consists of $12,000 win benefit) def. Jordan Griffin: $20,000.