Punches and Payouts: UFC 114 Salary Info Released

Ken BeckettCorrespondent IMay 30, 2010

LAS VEGAS - MAY 30:  Mixed martial artist Rashad Evans arrives at the UFC 114 after party at the Tabu Ultra Lounge following his victory over Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson by unanimous decision in their light heavyweight bout at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino early May 30, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Tabu Ultra Lounge)
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Following UFC 114's impressive gate of $3.9 million, the fighter's salary info obtained by the Nevada State Athletic Commission has made its way online .

Main eventers Rashad Evans and Quinton "Rampage" Jackson were the top earners of the night. Evans earned $435,000 ($185,000 of which was a win bonus), while Rampage earned $250,000 in the loss. The two fighter's total earnings make up for 50% of UFC 114's $1.371 million payroll.

These figures do not take into account other additional bonuses, money from sponsors, or pay-per-view shares that are negotiated into the contracts of some fighters.

In addition to Rashad and Rampage, the other top winners on the night were Michael Bisping ($190,000), Antonio Rogerio Nogueira ($120,000), and Dong Hyun Kim ($64,000).

Earning fight of the night honours was the Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Jason Brillz fight. Submission of the night was awarded to Ryan Jensen, while Mike Russow was handed the knockout of the night bonus. These four fighters were each given a $65,000 bonus for their efforts.

Here is the total salary info for UFC 114:

Rashad Evans: $435,000 (includes $185,000 win bonus)
def. Quinton Jackson: $250,000 

Michael Bisping: $190,000 ($15,000 win bonus)
def. Dan Miller: $15,000 

Mike Russow: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)
def. Todd Duffee: $8,000 

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: $120,000 ($40,000 win bonus)
def. Jason Brilz: $11,000 

John Hathaway: $22,000 ($11,000 win bonus)
def. Diego Sanchez: $50,000 

Dong Hyun Kim: $64,000 ($32,000 win bonus)
def. Amir Sadollah: $15,000 

Efrain Escudero: $30,000 ($15,000 win bonus)
def. Dan Lauzon: $15,000 

Melvin Guillard: $38,000 ($19,000 win bonus)
def. Waylon Lowe: $6,000 

Cyrille Diabate: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus)
def. Luiz Cane: $19,000 

Aaron Riley: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
def. Joe Brammer: $5,000 

Ryan Jensen: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)
def. Jesse Forbes: $6,000 

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