There was a shot at UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks on the line in the UFC on FOX 12 main event on Saturday night at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., and Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown fought like it.
The two welterweight contenders fought it out for the duration of their five-round fight with Lawler coming out on top. The unanimous decision victory gives him the rematch against Hendricks that he relishes.
Anthony “Rumble” Johnson continued to roll through the light heavyweight class, destroying highly touted veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, knocking him out less than a minute into their fight.
The California State Athletic Commission on Saturday revealed the full UFC on FOX 12 fighter salaries. The event took place on Saturday, July 26, at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.
UFC on FOX 12 Fighter Salaries
Robbie Lawler: $210,000 (includes $105,000 win bonus)
def. Matt Brown: $46,000
Anthony Johnson: $106,000 (includes $53,000 win bonus)
def. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: $114,000
Dennis Bermudez: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
def. Clay Guida: $50,000
Bobby Green: $42,000 (includes $21,000 win bonus)
def. Josh Thomson: $85,000
Jorge Masvidal: $84,000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)
def. Daron Cruickshank: $12,000
Patrick Cummins: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Kyle Kingsbury: $15,000
Tim Means: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Hernani Perpetuo: $8,000
Brian Ortega: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Mike De La Torre: $8,000
Tiago dos Santos: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Akbarh Arreola: $8,000
Gilbert Burns: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Andreas Stahl: $8,000
Joanna Jedrzejczyk: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Juliana Lima: $8,000
Noad Lahat: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Steven Siler: $15,000
UFC on FOX 12 Disclosed Fighter Payroll: $987,000