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“UFC on Versus 2” Salary Information

Takanori Gomi entered last weekend’s ”UFC on Versus 2” bout against Tyson Griffin with a number of questions surrounding his future in the promotion and sport in general. He exited the fight with a devastating knockout win over a highly-respected 155-pounder, “Knockout of the Night” honors, and an event-high six-figure paycheck.

According to figures released by the California State Athletic Commission, and later reported by MMAJunkie, “The Fireball Kid” earned a total of $120,000 including $80,000 salary and $40,000 for the knockout of Griffin.

Here is a complete rundown of “UFC on Versus 2” payment information made available including event-specific bonuses:

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: $120,000 (includes $40,000 win bonus, $40,000 “Knockout of the Night” bonus) def. Tyson Griffin: $30,000

Jacob Volkmann: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Paul Kelly: $17,000

Matt Riddle: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. DaMarques Johnson: $10,000

Igor Pokrajac: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus) def. James Irvin: $20,000

Brian Stann: $74,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus, $40,000 “Fight of the Night” bonus) def. Mike Massenzio: $45,000 (includes $40,000 “Fight of the Night” bonus)

Charles Oliveira: $52,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus, $40,000 “Submission of the Night” bonus) def. Darren Elkins: $8,000

Rob Kimmons: $18,000 (includes $9,000 win bonus) def. Steve Steinbeiss: $6,000

  • beef says:

    Wow, gratz to Brian Stann & Charles Olivera! The bonuses made a HUGE difference in their paydays. Good for them!


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