Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson put on a masterful striking performance to defeat Johny Hendricks at UFC Fight Night 82 on Saturday night, but he couldn’t come close to the top of the disclosed fighter payroll.
While Thompson scored $48,000 in pay, as well as a $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, for his efforts, Hendricks topped him with a $100,000 payday in defeat.
The Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday released the disclosed payroll to MMAWeekly.com.
The disclosed fighter payroll does not include discretionary bonuses, Reebok apparel bonuses, pay-per-view points, endorsements, or other income not included on bout agreements.
UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs. Thompson took place on Saturday, Feb. 6 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs. Thompson Fighter Salaries
Stephen Thompson: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus) def. Johny Hendricks: $100,000
Roy Nelson: $125,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus) def. Jared Rosholt: $33,000
Ovince Saint Preux: $102,000 (includes $51,000 win bonus) def. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante: $42,000
Joseph Benavidez: $118,000 (includes $59,000 win bonus) def. Zach Makovsky: $19,000
Misha Cirkunov: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Alex Nicholson: $10,000
Mike Pyle: $106,000 (includes $53,000 win bonus) def. Sean Spencer: $17,000
Josh Burkman: $90,000 (includes $45,000 win bonus) def. K.J. Noons: $34,000
Derrick Lewis: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus) def. Damian Grabowski: $18,000
Justin Scoggins: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus) def. Ray Borg: $18,000
Diego Rivas: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Noad Lahat: $17,000
Mickey Gall: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Mike Jackson: $10,000
Alex White: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Artem Lobov: $13,000
UFC Fight Night 82 Disclosed Fighter Payroll: $1,092,000