Welterweight standout Dong Hyun Kim led the undercard charge, pocketing $82,000 after defeating Canadian veteran Sean Pierson ($8,000) on the UFC 141 Facebook preliminaries. The win returned Kim's name to the win column for the first time since a brutal UFC 132 loss to Carlos Condit.
UFC 141 took place on December 30th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Johny Hendricks ($52,000) vs. Jon Fitch ($60,000), Alexander Gustafsson ($32,000) vs. Vladimir Matyushenko ($40,000), and Jim Hettes ($16,000) vs. Nam Phan ($8,000) rounded out the main card.
UFC 141 payouts:
Alistair Overeem: $385,714.28 (includes $121,428.57 win bonus)
def. Brock Lesnar: $400,000
Nate Diaz: $74,000 (includes $37,000 win bonus)
def. Donald Cerrone: $30,000
Johny Hendricks: $52,000 (includes $26,000 win bonus)
def. Jon Fitch: $60,000
Alexander Gustafsson: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
def. Vladimir Matyushenko: $40,000
Jim Hettes: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Nam Phan: $8,000
Dong Hyun Kim: $82,000 (includes $41,000 win bonus)
def. Sean Pierson: $8,000