UFC 145 Fighter Salaries

UFC 145 Fighter Salaries

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UFC 145 Fighter Salaries

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It’s good to be the champ.  UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones went home with his belt plus the fattest pockets after UFC 145.  Jones’s reported purse of $400,000 was the largest for the 24 fighters on the card.  But don’t feel too badly for the man Jones bested on Saturday night, Rashad Evans.  Evans is still the top-earning fighter in all of mixed martial arts this year, and one of the ten highest-earning fighters of all-time.

Here is UFC 145’s official fighter purses released by the Georgia Athletic Commission.

Jon Jones: $400,000

Rashad Evans: $300,000

Ben Rothwell: $169,000  ($52,000 to show, $52,000 win bonus, $65,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)

Travis Browne: $89,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus) $65,000 Submission of the Night bonus)

Mark Hominick: $82,000 ($17,000 to show, $65,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

Eddie Yagin: $77,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus, $65,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

Mac Danzig: $54,000 ($27,000 to show, $27,000 win bonus)

Mark Bocek: $46,000 ($23,000 to show, $23,000 win bonus)

Rory MacDonald: $36,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 win bonus)

Matt Brown: $36,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 win bonus)

Miguel Torres: $32,000

Chad Griggs: $27,000

Anthony Njokuani: $26,400 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus, $2,400 – 20% of Makdessi’s purse for missing weight)

Michael McDonald: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus)

Marcus Brimage: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus)

Brendan Schaub: $14,000

Maximo Blanco: $13,000

Chris Clements: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)

John Alessio: $10,000

Efrain Escudero: $10,000

Keith Wisniewski: $10,000

John Makdessi: $9,600 (forfeitted 20% of his purse for missing weight)

Che Mills: $8,000

Stephen Thompson: $8,000

 

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