UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs Henderson 2 Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

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Dan Henderson made sure to make his last time in the Octagon under the spell of his magic TRT elixir count – by KO’ing Shogun Rua he walked out of UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs Henderson 2 a rich man.

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 24 fighters scheduled for the card (but please remember – this is only an estimate, not official info, especially for any fighters that made their UFC debuts at the event.).

Attendance: 6,828
Gate: N/A


Dan Henderson: $250,000 ($100,000 to show, $50,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)

Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua: $230,000 ($180,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

Godofredo ‘Pepey’ Castro: $70,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus)

C.B. Dollaway: $48,000 ($24,000 to show, $24,000 win bonus)

Rony Jason: $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus)

Diego Brandao: $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus) – UFC paid him out despite bout being cancelled

Fabio Maldonado: $30,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus)

Scott Jorgensen: $26,000

Gian Villante: $23,000

Jussier Formiga: $22,000 ($11,000 to show, $11,000 win bonus)

Kenny Robertson: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus)

Thiago Santos: $17,600 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus, $1,600 from opponent for missing weight)

Michel Prazeres: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus)

Hans Stringer: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus)

Leonardo Santos: $15,000

Norman Parke: $15,000

Steven Siler: $15,000

Mairbek Taisumov: $10,000

Cezar Ferreira:  $8,000

Thiago Perpétuo: $8,000

Francimar Barroso: $8,000

Noad Lahat: $8,000

Will Chope: $8,000 – UFC paid him show money despite cancelling his bout and releasing him from his contract

Ronny Markes: $6,400 ($8,000 to show, $1,600 deducted for missing weight)