by MMAWeekly.com Staff
The payroll for the recent UFC on Versus 2 show is in and former Pride champion Takanori Gomi leads the salary list with a $80,000 payday following his first round knockout over Tyson Griffin.
Main event fighter Jon “Bones” Jones took home $46,000 for his first round drubbing of Vladimir Matyushenko.
The pay statistics were provided to MMAWeekly.com by the California State Athletic Commission, and do not include any bonuses as paid out by the UFC.
MAIN CARD FIGHTERS:
-Jon Jones: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus) def. Vladimir Matyushenko: $31,000
-Yushin Okami: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus) def. Mark Munoz: $22,000
-Jake Ellenberger: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. John Howard: $15,000
-Takanori Gomi: $80,000 (includes $40,000 win bonus) def. Tyson Griffin: $30,000
PRELIMINARY CARD FIGHTERS:
-Jacob Volkmann: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Paul Kelly: $17,000
-Matthew Riddle: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. DeMarques Johnson: $10,000
-Igor Pokrajac: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus) def. James Irvin: $20,000
-Brian Stann: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus) def. Mike Massenzio: $5,000
-Charles Oliveira: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus) def. Darren Elkins: $8,000
-Rob Kimmons: $18,000 (includes $9,000 win bonus) def. Steve Steinbeiss: $6,000