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UFC on FOX 7 Salaries: Benson Henderson, Frank Mir each earn $200,000

Frank-Mir - MMAWEEKLYLast night is one UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson will surely never forget. In addition to successfully defending his title against a game Gilbert Melendez, Henderson also proposed to his longtime girlfriend and exited the Octagon with a fiancée as a result. Were those two things not enough, “Bendo” also brought home a $200,000 paycheck due to his success in the scrap.

Henderson’s windfall was reported by the California State Athletic Commission along with the salaries attached to UFC on FOX 7. MMAJunkie was first to reveal the figures.

Though Henderson scored six figures he wasn’t alone in that regard, as Melendez landed a $175,000 payday. Likewise, Frank Mir made $200,000 for his losing effort to Daniel Cormier who earned $126,000 respectively.

None of the reported salaries include undisclosed bonuses or sponsorship money.

Read below for a full list of UFC on FOX 7 salaries:

Yoel Romero – $70,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus, includes $50,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)
Clifford Starks – $8,000
Anthony Njokuani – $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
Roger Bowling – $12,000
Jorge Masvidal – $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
Tim Means – $10,000
T.J. Dillashaw – $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
Hugo Viana – $8,000
Joseph Benavidez – $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)
Darren Uyenoyama – $12,000
Myles Jury – $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
Ramsey Nijem – $14,000
Francis Carmont – $38,000 (includes $19,000 win bonus)
Lorenz Larkin – $23,000
Chad Mendes – $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus)
Darren Elkins – $24,000
Matt Brown – $110,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus)
Jordan Mein – $66,000 (includes $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus)
Josh Thomson – $145,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus, $50,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)
Nate Diaz – $15,000
Daniel Cormier – $126,000 (includes $63,000 win bonus)
Frank Mir – $200,000
Benson Henderson – $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus)
Gilbert Melendez – $175,000

PHOTO CREDIT – UFC