UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs. Melendez Official Salaries, Injuries and Medical Suspensions

The California State Athletic Commission have revealed the complete list of salaries, injuries and medical suspensions following this past Saturday nights UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs. Melendez in San Jose, California.

UFC lightweight champion, Benson Henderson and former heavyweight champion, Frank Mir earned $200,000 each, while other top earners included Strikeforce lightweight champ, Gilbert Melendez with $175,000 and Strikeforce heavyweight grand-prix champion, Daniel Cormier with $126,000.

Daniel Cormier, Jordan Mein, Chad Mendes, Ramsey Nijem and Jorge Masvidal all are set to sit on the sidelines for up to six months. All fighters picked up some sort of suspension, with many being served a precautionary seven day term.

The official salaries, injuries and medical suspensions:

Benson Henderson: $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus)
def. Gilbert Melendez: $175,000

Daniel Cormier: $126,000 (includes $63,000 win bonus)
def. Frank Mir: $200,000

Josh Thomson: $95,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Nate Diaz: $15,000

Matt Brown: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
def. Jordan Mein: $16,000

Chad Mendes: $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus)
def. Darren Elkins: $24,000

Francis Carmont: $38,000 (includes $19,000 win bonus)
def. Lorenz Larkin: $23,000

Myles Jury: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Ramsey Nijem: $14,000

Joseph Benavidez: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)
def. Darren Uyenoyama: $12,000

T.J. Dillashaw: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Hugo Viana: $8,000

Jorge Masvidal: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
def. Tim Means: $10,000

Anthony Njorkuani: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
def. Roger Bowling: $12,000

Yoel Romero: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Clifford Starks: $8,000

Yoel Romero: Seven-day suspension

Clifford Starks: Suspended 45 days, with 30 days no contact

Anthony Njokuani: Seven-day suspension

Roger Bowling: Suspended 45 days, with 30 days no contact. Must have neurological exam

T.J. Dillashaw: Seven-day suspension

Hugo Viana: Suspended 45 days, with 30 days no contact

Jorge Masvidal: Suspended 180 days, with 180 days no contact unless cleared by physician for right thumb fracture. In addition, suspended 60 days, with 60 days no contact unless cleared by physician for two top of scalp lacerations

Tim Means: Seven-day suspension

Joseph Benavidez: Suspended 60 days, with 60 days no contact for broken tooth and laceration to right eyebrow unless cleared by physician

Darren Uyenoyama: Suspended 45 days with, 30 days no contact

Myles Jury: Suspended 60 days, with 60 days no contact unless cleared by physician for laceration to right eyebrow

Ramsey Nijem: Suspended 180 days, with 180 days no contact unless cleared by physician. Regardless, suspended 45 days, with 30 days no contact for head trauma

Francis Carmont: Seven-day suspension

Lorenz Larkin: Seven-day suspension

Darren Elkins: Suspended 45 days, with 30 days no contact

Chad Mendes: Suspended 180 days, with 180 days no contact unless cleared by physician for possible right index finger fracture

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