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UFC 199 salaries: Henderson, Cruz earn top paydays

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Over the weekend, one of the greatest UFC events in recent memory took place when UFC 199 was held at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. In the main event, Michael Bisping shocked the world by knocking out Luke Rockhold for the middleweight championship.

In the co-main event, Dominick Cruz defended his title against rival Urijah Faber. Also on the card were fantastic performances from Dan Henderson, Dustin Poirier, Max Holloway and many others.

On Monday, the California State Athletic Commission announced the disclosed salaries from the event.

The top earner of the night was MMA legend Dan Henderson, who brought in $800,000 for his dominant knockout victory. Cruz was the second-highest earner with $350,000 and the new champion Bisping earned $250,000.

The full list of UFC 199 payouts can be seen below, via MMAjunkie.com:

Michael Bisping: $250,000 (no win bonus)
def. Luke Rockhold: $250,000

Dominick Cruz: $350,000 (no win bonus)
def. Urijah Faber: $160,000

Max Holloway: $150,000 (includes $75,000 win bonus)
def. Ricardo Lamas: $53,000

Dan Henderson: $800,000 (includes $200,000 win bonus)
def. Hector Lombard: $53,000

Dustin Poirier: $110,000 (includes $55,000 win bonus)
def. Bobby Green: $24,000

Brian Ortega: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus)
def. Clay Guida: $55,000

Beneil Dariush: $62,000 (includes $31,000 win bonus)
def. James Vick: $23,000

Jessica Andrade: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Jessica Penne: $20,000

Alex Caceres: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
def. Cole Miller: $33,000

Sean Strickland: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus)
def. Tom Breese: $19,000

Luis Henrique da Silva: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Jonathan Wilson: $12,000

Kevin Casey: $15,000
vs. Elvis Mutapcic: $16,000

Polo Reyes: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. “Maestro” Dong Hyun Kim: $10,000

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Josh studied journalism at Seton Hill University. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Campus Sports. Josh is currently a member of the FWAA and USBWA. His work has been featured on Sports Illustrated, ESPN.com, FOXSports.com, CBSSports.com and many others.
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