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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

PAYDAY: UFC 160 Salaries - 'Velasquez vs Bigfoot 2' Payouts and Bonuses - 5/25/13


The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has released the following salary figures for UFC 160: Velasquez vs Bigfoot II, held Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 25, 2013, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV.

These salary amounts do not include any individual fighter endorsement earnings for this event, nor do they include any undisclosed bonuses which are commonly paid to fighters by Zuffa in private. Fighters pay out of pocket for training, licensing fees and related expenses. Fighters spend months training in preparation for these fights, so they are being paid for their work already completed in the gym, as well as their performance on fight night.

UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez (pictured above) was the top earner of the night with his $400,000 payout.

Sunday, May 26, 2013

VIDEO: Junior Dos Santos vs Mark Hunt - Watch Spinning Head Kick KO - UFC 160 Full Fight Highlights for Main Card 5/25/13




Full fight video highlights for the main card of UFC 160: Velasquez vs Bigfoot II, held Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 25, 2013, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

UFC 160 BONUSES: $50K Bonus Payouts for Junior Dos Santos, Mark Hunt, Glover Teixeira and TJ Grant - 5/25/13


UPDATE: Here are the Complete UFC 160 Salaries

The UFC awarded a total of $200,000 in bonus money to 4 fighters for performances at UFC 160: Velasquez vs Bigfoot 2, held Saturday, May 25, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event was headlined by UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez in a rematch with Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva.

After every UFC event, Zuffa officials pay out bonuses to fighters based on exceptional performances. These bonus payouts are made in addition to the contracted salaries or fighter purses of the honored athletes.

UFC 160 RESULTS: Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos Set Up Rubber Match with Knockout Wins in Las Vegas - 5/25/13



The Ultimate Fighting Championship presented UFC 160: Velasquez vs Bigfoot 2 on Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 25, 2013, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez and former champion Junior "Cigano" Dos Santos both came into their respective fights as big favorites on the betting lines, and neither man stumbled. In the main event, Velasquez took out Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva in 81 seconds to successfully defend his title for the first time since winning it back from Dos Santos. In the co-main event, Dos Santos caught Mark Hunt with a spectacular spinning wheel kick to knock out the "Super Samoan" with less than a minute to go in the final round.

Both Velasquez and Dos Santos are now 10-1 in the UFC, with each fighter having lost only to the other. With Bigfoot Silva and Mark Hunt both failing to play spoiler, the stars have once again been aligned for an epic showdown between the two best heavyweight fighters on the planet. Get ready for Velasquez-Dos Santos III.

UFC 160 BONUSES: Official FOTN, Knockout and Submission Awards

VIDEO: UFC 160 Full Fight Highlights for Main Card Fights

Complete Results After the Break

VIDEO: UFC 160 - Cain Velasquez vs Bigfoot Silva 2, Junior Dos Santos vs Mark Hunt - Watch Full Fight Highlights from 5/25/13




Full fight video highlights from the main card of UFC 160: Velasquez vs Bigfoot II, held Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 25, 2013, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez scored a quick TKO victory in a rematch with Antonio Silva. Junior Dos Santos took out Mark Hunt to earn a championship rubber match with Velasquez. Glover Teixeira submitted James Te Huna in the first round. And T.J. Grant put a beating on Gray Maynard to earn a title fight with UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson.

Features video highlights for the following main card fights:
  • Cain Velasquez vs Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva
  • Junior Dos Santos vs Mark Hunt
  • Glover Teixeira vs James Te Huna
  • TJ Grant vs Gray Maynard