UFC On FOX 13 Sends Nate Diaz Home With Only $16,000

Former UFC lightweight title contender, Nate Diaz earned only $16,000 last month for his co-main event face off against Rafael dos Anjos at the UFC on FOX 13 card in Phoenix, Arizona.

The highest earner on the card was former heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos who went home with $260,000 for his main event win over Stipe Miocic, with Alistair Overeem not far behind going home with $150,000.

Main Card (FOX)
Junior dos Santos ($130,000 + $130,000 = $260,000) def. Stipe Miocic ($30,000)
Rafael dos Anjos ($41,000 + $41,000 + $4,000* = $86,000) def. Nate Diaz ($20,000 – $4,000* = $16,000)
Alistair Overeem ($100,000 + $50,000 = $150,000) def. Stefan Struve ($40,000)
Matt Mitrione ($33,000 + $33,000 = $66,000) def. Gabriel Gonzaga ($38,000)

Preliminary Card (FOX Sports 1)
Joanna Jedrzejczyk ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Claudia Gadelha ($10,000)
John Moraga ($25,000 + $25,000 = $50,000) def. Willie Gates ($8,000)
Ben Saunders ($14,000 + $14,000 = $28,000) def. Joe Riggs ($16,000)
Drew Dober ($8,000 + $8,000 = $16,000) def. Jamie Varner ($20,000)
Ed Herman ($47,000) vs. Derek Brunson (N/A) cancelled
Bryan Barberena ($8,000 + $8,000 = $16,000) def. Joe Ellenberger ($10,000)

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
David Michaud ($8,000 + $8,000 = $16,000) def. Garett Whiteley ($8,000)
Henry Cejudo ($15,000 + $15,000 = $30,000) def. Dustin Kimura ($15,000)
Ian Entwistle ($8,000 + $8,000 = $16,000) def. Anthony Birchak ($8,000)

*Diaz forfeited 20-percent of his purse to dos Anjos after missing weight

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