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UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs Bader Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate

(Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports)

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza was a monster in the cage versus Yushin Okami at UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs Bader, and he got a monster payday to show for it.  Jacare was the event’s top earner.

Before we go any further, we should note that international events generally don’t release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data for the event is official.  However, you can get a fairly accurate picture of a fighter’s pay based on official purse info released from past fights.  So, based on that info, here is the estimated pay breakdown for the 22 fighters that traded blows at the event (but please remember – this is only an estimate, not official info, especially for any fighters that made their UFC debuts at the event).

Attendance: 5,126

Gate: N/A


Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza: $115,000 ($95,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus)

Glover Teixeira: $104,000 ($27,000 to show, $27,000 win bonus, $50,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)

Rafael Natal: $94,000 ($22,000 to show, $22,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

Joseph Benavidez: $72,000 ($36,000 to show, $36,000 win bonus)

Piotr Hallmann: $62,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus, $50,000 Submission of the Night bonus)

Tor Troeng: $56,000 ($6,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

Ryan Bader: $49,000

Yushin Okami: $42,000

Ali Bagautinov: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus)

Sean Spencer: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win

Edimilson ‘Kevin’ Souza: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)

Elias Silverio: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)

Lucas Martins: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)

Ivan Jorge: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)

Jussier ‘Formiga’ da Silva: $11,000

Keith Wisniewski: $10,000

Felipe Arantes: $10,000

Francisco Trinaldo: $10,000

Marcos Vinicius: $8,000

Joao Zeferino: $6,000

Ramiro Hernandez Jr.: $6,000

Yuri Villefort: $6,000