Originally written on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 11/18/14

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 24: UFC fighter Cain Velasquez (R) reacts as the referee calls the bout against UFC fighter Ben Rothwell (L) during their Heavyweight bout at UFC 104: Machida vs. Shogun at Staples Center on October 24, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Velasquez won the fight by way of TKO. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)
Despite losing his heavyweight title and having his face mauled to the point where he’s barely recognizable, former UFC champion Junior dos Santos (Pictured) still left UFC 155 as the night’s biggest winner. According to the Nevada State Athletic Commission, dos Santos scored a cool $400,000 in his lopsided unanimous decision defeat to Cain Velasquez. Velasquez, meanwhile, left Las Vegas with the hardware and $200,000, half of which came via win bonus. Please keep in mind, the numbers that get reported to the athletic commissions are only of what’s required. These figures do not include deductions for items such as licenses and taxes. Additionally, they do not contain money paid by sponsors or any bonuses from the UFC. These royalties can include pay-per-view commissions, Fight Night bonuses, top secret discretionary bonuses, etc., which can oftentimes represent a substantial portion of a fighter’s total income. MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas hosted Saturday’s event. Here are the official salaries for UFC 155: Preliminary Card: John Moraga: $22,000 (Includes $11,000 win bonus) Chris Cariaso: $12,000 Max Holloway: $24,000 (Includes $12,000 win bonus) Leonard Garcia: $20,000 Todd Duffee: $16,000 (Includes $8,000 win bonus) Philip De Fries: $14,000 Myles Jury: $16,000 (Includes $8,000 win bonus) Michael Johnson: $14,000 Jamie Varner: $24,000 (Includes $12,000 win bonus) Melvin Guillard: $42,000 Erik Perez: $20,000 (Includes $10,000 win bonus) Byron Bloodworth: $6,000 Eddie Wineland: $30,000 (Includes $15,000 win bonus) Brad Pickett: $17,000 Main Card: Derek Brunson: $30,000 (Includes $17,000 win bonus) Chris Leben: $51,000 Yushin Okami: $84,000 (Includes $42,000 win bonus) Alan Belcher: $37,000 Constantinos Philippou: $36,000 (Includes $18,000 win bonus) Tim Boetsch: $37,000 Jim Miller: $82,000 (Includes $41,000 win bonus) Joe Lauzon: $27,000 Junior dos Santos: $400,000 Cain Velasquez: $200,000 (Includes $100,000 win bonus)
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

'Free Tom Brady' rally draws about 150 Patriots fans

LeBron's triple-double leads Cavs to win in OT thriller

Report: Adrian Peterson will skip Vikings first OTAs

Corey Brewer: We got our butt kicked, it was embarrassing

Brian Kelly hints Notre Dame will have fast offense

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

John Madden: Last play of Super Bowl will 'torment' Pete Carroll

Cristiano Ronaldo nets hat trick, sets career high for goals

WATCH: Cormier tells Jones to get his s-- together

Fans holding 'Free Tom Brady Rally' at Gillette Stadium

Josh Hamilton to be activated by Rangers

WATCH: Top CB recruit makes insane catch doing backflip

Is the Cavs' Matthew Dellavedova a dirty player?

Baseball players in the military: A tribute

LeBron lifts Cavaliers to brink of Finals, but are they ready?

Will Phil Jackson give himself a chance to succeed with Knicks?

Most valuable non-QB for each NFL team

Federer unhappy with security after fan comes on court

WATCH: LeBron throws down ferocious dunk in traffic

WATCH: Al Horford ejected for elbowing Matthew Dellavedova

Seahawks fan starts GoFundMe for Russell Wilson's contract

Billy Donovan thanks Florida fans with full-page ad

WATCH: Daniel Cormier gets into it with Ryan Bader

Jim Harbaugh compares his driving to Jeff Gordon's

MMA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Is Dellavedova a dirty player?

Ballplayers in the military: A tribute

Most valuable non-QB for each NFL team

WATCH: LeBron's ferocious dunk in traffic

Kelly drops hint about ND offense

John Madden: Last SB play will 'torment' Carroll

Eight biggest surprises of the MLB season

Bryan Price ejected before first pitch

Vin Scully narrates marriage proposal

Pats fan's obituary defends Brady

Marlins players skip own charity event

John Wall tells All-NBA Team voters to ‘keep sleeping’

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.