UFC 213 Salary Report: Alistair Overeem Is Officially Rich, Takes Home MASSIVE Purse

UFC heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem was the highest paid fighter on Saturday night.

The UFC’s annual International Fight Week came to a conclusion with UFC 213 on July 8.

MMAjunkie received information from the Nevada State Athletic Commission revealing how much the fighters competing on the UFC 213 pay-per-view main card earned for their performance.

Overeem was paid the highest out of the 10 fighters who competed on the pay-per-view. Overeem earned $800,000, which is double what the second highest earner received. On Saturday, Overeem earned a controversial majority decision win over Fabricio Werdum.

In the main event, Robert Whittaker defeated Yoel Romero to become the interim champion in the middleweight division.

Below, you can see how much each main card fighter earned at UFC 213.

Robert Whittaker: $350,000 (no win bonus)
def. Robert Whittaker: $350,000 (no win bonus)

Alistair Overeem: $800,000 (no win bonus)
def. Fabricio Werdum: $400,000 ($125,000 win bonus)

Curtis Blaydes: $38,000 ($19,000 win bonus)
def. Daniel Omielanczuk: $60,000 ($30,000 win bonus)

Anthony Pettis: $180,000 ($90,000 win bonus)
def. Jim Miller: $142,000 ($71,000 win bonus)

Rob Font: $39,000 ($19,500 win bonus)
def. Douglas Silva de Andrade: $36,000 ($18,000 win bonus)