Brock Lesnar Dwarfs UFC 200 Fighter Payroll, Scoring $2.5 Million

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is coming off the biggest week of its history with a string of three consecutive events on three consecutive nights, followed by the sale of the company.

UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes was the culmination of a weeklong series of festivities in Las Vegas. As such, it carried a blockbuster price tag in regard to fighter pay.

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While Amanda Nunes topped the card by taking the women’s bantamweight championship from Miesha Tate, she was far from the top of the disclosed fighter payroll.

Brock Lesnar - UFC 200WWE Superstar and former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, far and away, took top honors. He was paid a disclosed $2.5 million for beating Mark Hunt in his Octagon return.

Nunes was paid $100,000.

Several other fighters earned six figures on the night, but Lesnar earned the biggest disclosed payday in UFC history.

The Nevada Athletic Commission released the fighter salaries on Monday.

UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes took place on Saturday, July 9, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes Fighter Salaries

  • Amanda Nunes: $100,000 (no win bonus) def. Miesha Tate: $500,000
  • Brock Lesnar: $2,500,000 (no win bonus) def. Mark Hunt: $700,000
  • Daniel Cormier: $500,000 (no win bonus) def. Anderson Silva: $600,000
  • Jose Aldo: $500,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus) def. Frankie Edgar: $190,000
  • Cain Velasquez: $300,000 (no win bonus) def. Travis Browne: $120,000
  • Julianna Pena: $64,000 (includes $32,000 win bonus) def. Cat Zingano: $35,000
  • Kelvin Gastelum: $86,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus) def. Johny Hendricks: $80,000*
  • TJ Dillashaw: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus) def. Raphael Assuncao: $42,000
  • Sage Northcutt: $100,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus) def. Enrique Marin: $13,000
  • Joe Lauzon: $108,000 (includes $54,000 win bonus) def. Diego Sanchez: $80,000
  • Gegard Mousasi: $110,000 (includes $35,000 win bonus) def. Thiago Santos: $28,000
  • Jim Miller: $118,000 (includes $59,000 win bonus) def. Takanori Gomi: $55,000

*Johny Hendricks missed weight and forfeited 20-percent of his show money to Kelvin Gastelum

UFC 200 Disclosed Fighter Payroll: $6,979,000

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