Two former UFC champions were the top earners at this past Saturday’s UFC event. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson & Frank Mir headed up a overall fighter payroll of $931,000.
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson: $250,000 (no win bonus) defeated Matt Hamill: $32,000
Frank Mir: $250,000 (includes $125,000 win bonus) beat Roy Nelson: $15,000
Travis Browne: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus) knocked out Stefan Struve: $21,000
Rick Story: $34,000 ($17,000 win bonus) won via unanimous decision over Thiago Alves: $ 33,000
Brian Stann: $46,000 ($23,000 win bonus) TKO’d Jorge Santiago: $36,000
Demetrious Johnson: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus) beat via unanimous decision Miguel Torres: $30,000
Tim Boetsch: $36,000 ($18,000 win bonus) beat Kendall Grove ($28,000) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Gleison Tibau: $50,000 ($25,000 win bonus) submitted Rafaello Oliveira: $10,000
Michael McDonald: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus) beat Chris Cariaso: $4,000 via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)
Renan Barao: $10,000 ($5,000 win bonus) defeated Cole Escovedo: $6,000 via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
The figures announced are base salaries reported to the commission and do not include money paid by sponsors, insurance, licenses and taxes deductions.
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