Monday February 8, 2016– UFC Fight Night 82 took place Saturday at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. It aired on FOX Sports 1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the following salaries to FightBookMMA today.
In the main event, welterweight contender Stephen Thompson defeated former champion Johny Hendricks via first-round knockout. Thompson earned $48,000 (half of which was a win bonus), and Hendricks $100,000.
In the co-headliner, Roy Nelson scored a unanimous-decision victory over Jared Rosholt Nelson earned $75,000 to show and $50,000 as a win bonus. Rosholt picked up $33,000.
UFC Fight Night 82 payouts included:
- Stephen Thompson: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
def. Johny Hendricks: $100,000
- Roy Nelson: $125,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus)
def. Jared Rosholt: $33,000
- Ovince Saint Preux: $102,000 (includes $51,000 win bonus)
def. Rafael Cavalcante: $42,000
- Joseph Benavidez: $118,000 (includes $59,000 win bonus)
def. Zach Makovsky: $19,000
- Misha Cirkunov: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Alex Nicholson: $10,000
- Mike Pyle: $106,000 (includes $53,000 win bonus)
def. Sean Spencer: $17,000
- Josh Burkman: $90,000 (includes $45,000 win bonus)
def. K.J. Noons : $34,000
- Derrick Lewis: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)
def. Damian Grabowski: $17,000
- Justin Scoggins: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)
def. Ray Borg: $18,000
- Diego Rivas: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Noad Lahat: $17,000
- Mickey Gall: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Mike Jackson: $10,000
- Alex White: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Artem Lobov: $13,000
Disclaimer: The figures do not include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses and taxes. The figures don’t include money paid by sponsors, including the official UFC Athlete Outfitting sponsorship program pay. They also don’t include any other “locker room” or special discretionary bonuses the UFC oftentimes pays.
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