Punches and Payouts: UFC 114 Salary Info Released
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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