UFC Phoenix Salaries: Cain Velasquez Banks Big In Defeat

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The Arizona Department of Gaming has released the UFC Phoenix salaries.

UFC Phoenix went down from the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona last week (Sun., February 17, 2019). In the main event, Francis Nganou knocked out Cain Velasquez at 26 seconds of the first round. Also, Paul Felder edged out a decision win over James Vick in the co-main event.

Velasquez made a $450,000 salary for the fight, while Ngannou made $220,000. Post-fight bonus winners Kron Gracie, Vicente Luque, Bryan Barberena, and Luke Sanders all took home $50,000 bonuses. Check out the full UFC Phoenix salaries below:

  • Francis Ngannou ($110,000 + $110,000 = $220,000) def. Cain Velasquez ($450,000)
  • Paul Felder ($46,000 + $46,000 = $92,000) def. James Vick ($65,000)
  • Cynthia Calvillo ($44,000 + $44,000 = $88,000) def. Cortney Casey ($50,000)
  • Kron Gracie ($27,000 + $25,000 = $52,000) def. Alex Caceres ($55,000)
  • Vicente Luque ($41,000 + $41,000 = $82,000) def. Bryan Barberena ($35,000)
  • Andre Fili ($37,000 + $37,000 = $74,000) def. Myles Jury ($36,000)
  • Aljamain Sterling ($70,000 + $70,000 = $140,000) def. Jimmie Rivera ($68,000)
  • Manny Bermudez ($14,000 + $14,000 = $28,000) def. Benito Lopez ($12,000)
  • Andrea Lee ($14,000 + $14,000 = $28,000) def. Ashlee Evans-Smith ($30,000)
  • Nik Lentz ($53,000 + $53,000 = $106,000) def. Scott Holtzman ($33,000)
  • Luke Sanders ($19,000 + $19,000 = $38,000) def. Renan Barao ($53,000)
  • Emily Whitmire ($12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) def. Aleksandra Albu ($12,000)