Poirier’s disclosed earnings came in at $300,000 after winning a five-round unanimous decision over Hooker in the UFC on ESPN 12 headliner, which took place at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. Hooker earned $110,000 in show money and both fighters took home a $50,000 bonus for winning the evening’s Fight of the Night award.
Other than Poirier and Hooker, co-main event winner Mike Perry was the only other fighter to clear six-figures as his disclosed pay was $180,000.
A complete list of the UFC on ESPN 12 salaries can be seen below. As always, these figures do not represent a fighter’s total earnings, as certain sponsorship incomes, pay-per-view bonuses, or discretionary post-fight bonuses are not publicly disclosed.
Dustin Poirier ($150,000 + $150,000 win bonus = $300,000) def. Dan Hooker ($110,000)
Mike Perry ($90,000 + $90,000 win bonus = $180,000) def. Mickey Gall ($50,000)
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