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UFC 249 Fighters’ Salaries Have Been Revealed Online

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UFC 249 Fighters’ Salaries Have Been Revealed Online

Henry Cejudo marked what could be his final ever UFC fight by being the highest paid star on UFC 249.

The 33-year-old defeated Dominick Cruz to retain his his bantamweight title and announced after the fight he would be retiring, although it remains to be seen if he sticks to it.

According to The Sports Daily, Triple C took home $350,00 to show, as well as an additional $40,000 for fight week incentive pay to take his grand total to $390,000.

Henry Cejudo, left, takes a firm shot from challenger Dominick Cruz, right, on Saturday night. (Image Credit: PA)
Henry Cejudo, left, takes a firm shot from challenger Dominick Cruz, right, on Saturday night. (Image Credit: PA)
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Check out the entire salary list below.

Henry Cejudo: $390,000 ($350,000 to show, $40,000 fight week incentive pay)

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Justin Gaethje: $380,000 ($250,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $30,000 fight week incentive pay)

Tony Ferguson: $380,000 ($350,000 to show, $30,000 fight week incentive pay)

Fabricio Werdum: $340,000 ($325,000 to show, $15,000 fight week incentive pay)

Anthony Pettis: $330,000 ($155,000 to show, $155,000 win bonus, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)

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Francis Ngannou: $320,000 ($130,000 to show, $130,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay)

Francis Ngannou wiped out Jairzinho Rozenstruik inside 20 seconds. (Image Credit: PA)
Francis Ngannou wiped out Jairzinho Rozenstruik inside 20 seconds. (Image Credit: PA)

Dominick Cruz: $280,000 ($250,000 to show, $30,000 fight week incentive pay)

Donald Cerrone: $220,000 ($200,000 to show, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)

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Greg Hardy: $175,000 ($85,000 to show, $85,000 win bonus, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Aleksei Oleinik: $170,000 ($80,000 to show, $80,000 win bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay)

Carla Esparza: $111,000 ($53,000 to show, $53,000 win bonus, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Vicente Luque: $104,000 ($47,000 to show, $47,000 win bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay)

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Michelle Waterson: $75,000 ($70,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Jeremy Stephens: $66,900 ($67,000 to show, $20,100 fine for missing weight, $20,000 fight week incentive pay)

Calvin Kattar: $65,100 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus, $20,100 from Stephens for missing weight, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Calvin Kattar, left, strikes Jeremy Stephens, right, during their bout. (Image Credit: PA)
Calvin Kattar, left, strikes Jeremy Stephens, right, during their bout. (Image Credit: PA)

Sam Alvey: $65,000 ($50,000 to show, $15,000 fight week incentive pay)

Bryce Mitchell: $36,000 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 win bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)

Ryan Spann: $36,000 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 win bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)

Niko Price: $27,000 ($22,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Charles Rosa: $27,000 ($22,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)

Jairzinho Rozenstruik: $22,000 ($18,000 to show, $4,000 fight week incentive pay)

Yorgan De Castro: $15,500 ($12,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay)

It comes as no surprise that Justin Gaethje and Tony Ferguson took second and third place respectively given their brutal main event.

Tony Ferguson put in a valiant effort against Justin Gaethje in Jacksonville, Florida. (Image Credit: PA)
Tony Ferguson put in a valiant effort against Justin Gaethje in Jacksonville, Florida. (Image Credit: PA)

Gaethje ran out victor in the fifth round after Ferguson took over 100 significant strikes to the head over 20 plus minutes.

'The Highlight' also received the prestigious 'Performance of the Night' accolade in his victory.

MMA Fighting reported that Ferguson suffered a broken orbital bone in the bout, which was his first defeat following 12 straight victories inside the Octagon.

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Topics: Justin Gaethje, UFC News, MMA News, Henry Cejudo, Tony Ferguson, UFC, Francis Ngannou, MMA, UFC 249

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