UFC 137 Fighter Salaries

UFC 137 Fighter Salaries

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UFC 137 Fighter Salaries

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Nick Diaz might like to complain about being horribly underpaid and having to live in a bad neighbourhood in Stockton, California, but at least he was the top paid performer at Saturday’s UFC 137.  Here is the reported pay (straight from the Nevada Athletic Commission) for all 22 UFC 137 fighters.

 


Nick Diaz:
$275,000 ($200,000 to show, $75,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

B.J. Penn:
$225,000 ($150,000 to show, $75,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

Cheick Kongo:
$140,000 ($70,000 to show, $70,000 win bonus)

Donald Cerrone: $129,000 ($27,000 to show, $27,000 win bonus, $75,000 Submission of the Night bonus)

Brandon Vera: $120,000 ($60,000 to show, $60,000 win bonus)

Bart Palaszewski: $103,500 ($18,500 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $75,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)

Mirko Cro Cop: $75,000

Roy Nelson: $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 win bonus)

Tyson Griffin:
$25,500

Scott Jorgensen: $33,000 ($16,500 to show, $16,500 win bonus)

Hatsu Hioki: $30,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus)

Dennis Siver: $27,000

Ramsey Nijem: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus)

Eliot Marshall: $15,000

Francis Carmont: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)

Clifford Starks:
$12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)

Matt Mitrione: $10,000

Jeff Curran:
$8,000

George Roop:
$8,000

Chris Camozzi:
$8,000

Dustin Jacoby:
$6,000

Danny Downes: $4,000

 

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