Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) recently released the disclosed payouts for those fighters competing at the UFC on ESPN 12 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place last weekend (Sat., June 27, 2020) inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
Dustin Poirier was the top earner of the night, racking up $300,000 for his unanimous decision victory over Dan Hooker ($110,000). In second place was welterweight slugger Mike Perry, who collected a surprising $180,000 for his tax-tackling win over Mickey Gall ($50,000).
Complete UFC on ESPN 12 payouts below:
UFC on ESPN 12 Main Card:
Dustin Poirier ($150,000 + $150,000 win bonus = $300,000) def. Dan Hooker ($110,000)
Mike Perry ($90,000 + $90,000 win bonus = $180,000) def. Mickey Gall ($50,000)
Maurice Greene ($30,000 + $30,000 win bonus = $60,000) def. Gian Villante ($75,000)
Brendan Allen ($14,000 + $14,000 win bonus = $28,000) def. Kyle Daukaus ($12,000)
Takashi Sato ($14,000 + $14,000 win bonus = $28,000) def. Jason Witt ($12,000)
Julian Erosa ($14,000 + $14,000 win bonus = $28,000) def. Sean Woodson ($12,000)
UFC on ESPN 12 Preliminary Card:
Khama Worthy ($14,000 + $14,000 win bonus = $28,000) def. Luis Pena ($27,000)
Tanner Boser ($12,000 + $12,000 win bonus = $24,000) def. Philipe Lins ($80,000)
Kay Hansen ($14,000 + $14,000 win bonus = $28,000) def. Jinh Yu Frey ($14,000)
Youssef Zalal ($12,000 + $12,000 win bonus = $24,000) def. Jordan Griffin ($20,000)
Keep in mind the payouts listed above do not include fight bonuses, Reebok sponsorships, percentages and other unofficial payments. It also does not include deductions for expenses such as insurance, taxes, etc.
For example, the promotion always hands out extra cash for “Fight of the Night” and “Performance of the Night” bonuses, as well as the occasional (and undisclosed) locker room incentives (see those here).
For complete UFC on ESPN 12 results and fight coverage click here.