Following an event built on the duo’s long-brewing feud, headliners Rashad Evans and Quinton Jackson appropriately earned the top salaries at this weekend’s UFC 114 event.
Main-event winner Evans earned $435,000 ($185,000 of which was a win bonus), and Jackson earned $250,000. They accounted for 50 percent of the event’s $1.371 million payroll.
UFC 114 took place May 29 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and aired on Spike TV and then pay-per-view.
Other top earners from the card include Michael Bisping ($190,000), Antonio Rogerio Nogueira ($120,000) and Dong Hyun Kim ($64,000).
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
The totals above do not include the fight bonuses that were handed out to Mike Russow, Ryan Jensen, Jason Brilz, or Rogerio Nogueira. Each fighter earned an additional $65,000 for their respective fight night bonuses.
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