UFC on Versus: Vera vs. Jones salaries; Kongo tops list, $110,000

The Colorado Boxing Commission was released the official fighter paydays for UFC on Versus: Vera vs. Jones event this past Sunday, March 21st from the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado, were released earlier today.

The total disclosed payroll for the March 21 event was $713,000.

French heavyweight fighter, Cheick Kongo was the only fighter to break the 6 figure mark, topping the evenings pay scale with $110,000, for his submission win over Paul Buentello ($40,000).

Second highest earner was heavyweight main-card winner Junior Dos Santos with $70,000, for his win over Gabriel Gonzaga ($67,000).

Other top earners included Brandon Vera ($60,000), Vladimir Matyushenko ($56,000) and Clay Guida ($50,000).

The full salary list is as follows:

Jon Jones: $40,000 ($20,000 win bonus)
def. Brandon Vera: $60,000

Junior Dos Santos: $70,000 ($35,000 win bonus)
def. Gabriel Gonzaga: $67,000

Cheick Kongo: $110,000 ($55,000 win bonus)
def. Paul Buentello: $40,000

Alessio Sakara: $42,000 ($21,000 win bonus)
def. James Irvin: $20,000

Clay Guida: $50,000 ($25,000 win bonus)
def. Shannon Gugerty: $9,000

Vladimir Matyushenko: $56,000 ($28,000 win bonus)
def. Eliot Marshall: $10,000

Darren Elkins: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus)
def. Duane Ludwig: $12,000

John Howard: $26,000 ($13,000 win bonus)
def. Daniel Roberts: $6,000

Brendan Schaub: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
def. Chase Gormley: $10,000

Mike Pierce: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)
def. Julio Paulino: $6,000

Jason Brilz: $18,000 ($9,000 win bonus)
def. Eric Schafer: $13,000

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