UFC on FOX 17 salaries: Alistair Overeem tops payroll

The fighter salaries for UFC on FOX 17 were released on Monday, and, oh, did the UFC have to pay a chunk of cash to the top level fighters on this card.

Rafael dos Anjos earned $300,000 for defending his lightweight title against Donald Cerrone, who made $79,000. In the co-main event, Alistair Overeem pocketed $542,857, while Junior Dos Santos earned $400,000.

UFC on FOX 17 took place at the Amway Center in Orlando on Saturday, December 19th, 2015 and marked the final event of the year for the promotion. 

The full UFC on FOX 17 payouts can be seen below:

  • Rafael dos Anjos ($300,000 + no win bonus = $300,000) def. Donald Cerrone ($79,000)
  • Alistair Overeem ($342,857 + $200,000 = $542,857) def. Junior dos Santos ($400,000)
  • Nate Diaz ($20,000 + $20,000 = $40,000) def. Michael Johnson ($30,000)
  • Karolina Kowalkiewicz ($13,000 + $13,000 = $26,000) def. Randa Markos ($12,000)
  • Charles Oliveira ($29,600* + $37,000 = $66,600) def. Myles Jury ($30,000)
  • Nate Marquardt ($49,000 + $49,000 = $98,000) def. C.B. Dollaway ($40,000)
  • Valentina Shevchenko ($12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) def. Sarah Kaufman ($22,000)
  • Tamdan McCrory ($12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) def. Josh Samman ($10,000)
  • Nik Lentz ($35,000 + $35,000 = $70,000) def. Danny Castillo ($39,000)
  • Cole Miller ($33,000) vs. Jim Alers ($10,000) ruled a no contest
  • Kamaru Usman ($12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) def. Leon Edwards ($15,000)
  • Vicente Luque ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Hayder Hassan ($10,000)
  • Francis Ngannou ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Luiz Henrique ($10,000)

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