UFC Fight Night 112 Salaries: B.J. Penn Tops Payroll with $150K in Defeat

By: Tristen Critchfield
Jun 27, 2017


B.J. Penn suffered his fifth consecutive defeat in the Octagon on Sunday night, but he was compensated handsomely for his efforts.

Penn earned an event-high $150,000 for his unanimous decision loss to Dennis Siver ($78,000) in a featured featherweight bout at UFC Fight Night 112 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla. The Oklahoma State Athletic Commission recently released salary information from the event.

UFC Fight Night 112 saw Kevin Lee earn a controversial submission victory over Michael Chiesa in the evening’s main event when Lee applied a rear-naked choke and referee Mario Yamasaki halted the lightweight contest before Chiesa could tap or be rendered unconscious. Lee earned $88,000 in victory, while Chiesa pocketed $36,000 in defeat.

Other notable earners included Tim Boetsch, who garnered $134,000 for a second-round stoppage of ex-welterweight champ Johny Hendricks ($100,000) and Clay Guida, who collected $100,000 for a unanimous verdict against Erik Koch ($24,000).

UFC Fight Night 112 Salaries:

Kevin Lee: $88,000 (includes $44,000 win bonus)
Michael Chiesa $36,000

Tim Boetsch: $134,000 (includes $67,000 win bonus)
Johny Hendricks $100,000

Felice Herrig: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)
Justine Kish $14,000

Dominick Reyes: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
Joachim Christensen $16,000

Tim Means: $78,000 (includes $39,000 win bonus)
Alex Garcia $31,000

Dennis Siver: $78,000 (includes $39,000 win bonus)
B.J. Penn: $150,000

Clay Guida: $110,000 (includes $55,000 win bonus)
Erik Koch: $24,000

Marvin Vettori: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
Vitor Miranda: $18,000

Carla Esparza: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)
Maryna Moroz: $23,000

Darrell Horcher: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
Devin Powell: $10,000

Jared Gordon: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Michel Quinones: $10,000

Tony Martin: $38,000 (includes $19,000 win bonus)
Johnny Case: $23,000

Jeremy Kimball: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
Josh Stansbury: $12,000

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