Tony Ferguson has staked his claim to the UFC Lightweight championship.
'El Cucuy' finished Kevin Lee in the third round via a triangle choke of their UFC 216 main event on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Ferguson won his 10th consecutive bout and claimed the UFC’s interim lightweight championship.
In the co-main event Demetrious Johnson successfully defended his flyweight title for a UFC record-breaking 11th time, stopping Ray Borg by an armor submission in the fifth round.
Financially, MMAjunkie obtained the list of disclosed payouts from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, which oversaw UFC 216.
Here is how much the fighters made at UFC 216:
Tony Ferguson: $500,000 (includes $250,000 win bonus)
def. Kevin Lee: $250,000
Demetrious Johnson: $370,000 (no win bonus)
def. Ray Borg: $100,000
Fabricio Werdum: $400,000 (includes $125,000 win bonus)
def. Walt Harris: $28,000
Mara Romero Borella: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Kalindra Faria: $12,000
Beneil Dariush: $48,000*
vs. Evan Dunham: $40,000*
Cody Stamann: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Tom Duquesnoy: $23,000
Bobby Green: $24,000*
vs. Lando Vannata: $25,000*
Poliana Botelho: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Pearl Gonzalez: $10,000
Matt Schnell: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Marco Beltran: $14,000
John Moraga: $68,000 (includes $34,000 win bonus)
def. Magomed Bibulatov: $17,000
Brad Tavares: $74,000 (includes $37,000 win bonus)
def. Thales Leites: $57,000.