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UFC 177 Fighter Salaries: Champion TJ Dillashaw Towers Over the Rest of the Payroll

Posted on by MMAWeekly.com Staff

TJ DillashawThe UFC 177 fight card underwent a massive transformation just 24 hours prior to its start in Sacramento, Calif., on Saturday.

Main event fighter Renan Barao and undercard fighter Henry Cejudo each had complications related to their weight cutting, forcing both off of the car. As a result, two under card bouts were cancelled and UFC debutant Joe Soto was slotted into the UFC 177 main event.

SEE ALSO: Renan Barao Out of UFC 177

In the end, UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw defeated Soto and took home the biggest paycheck of the night, as well as a $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus.

SEE ALSO: UFC 177 Fighter Bonuses

The California State Athletic Commission on Tuesday revealed the full UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto fighter salaries to MMAWeekly.com. The event took place on Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif.

UFC 177 Fighter Salaries

T.J. Dillashaw: $100,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus)
def. Joe Soto: $20,000

Tony Ferguson: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Danny Castillo: $36,000

Bethe Correia: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Shayna Baszler: $8,000

Carlos Diego Ferreira: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Ramsey Nijem: $18,000

Yancy Medeiros: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Damon Jackson: $8,000

Derek Brunson: $44,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)
def. Lorenz Larkin: $28,000

Anthony Hamilton: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Ruan Potts: $10,000

Chris Wade: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Cain Carrizosa: $8,000

UFC 177 Disclosed Fighter Payroll: $420,000

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