Couture earns quarter million – UFC 109 official fighter salaries

LAS VEGAS – On Saturday, Feb. 6, 2009, “UFC 109: Relentless” took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nev. On Sunday, Pro MMA Now (www.prommanow.com) requested the UFC 109 official fighter salaries from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, and recieved the information today. Earning over $40,000 per minute inside the Octagon, main … Read more

UFC 106 fighter salaries

The UFC 106 fighter salaries have been released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, and the total disclosed fighter payroll was $1,021,000. Main event fighters Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin were the highest paid fighters on the card.

A former UFC Light Heavyweight Champ, Griffin earned $100,000 to step back in the Octagon with Tito Ortiz, and earned another $150,000 as a bonus for getting the split decision victory.

Also a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion (the longest reigning in UFC history), Ortiz took home a flat rate of $250,000. Win or lose, he would have made the same amount.

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“Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz” fighter salaries and live gate

On April 11th, STRIKEFORCE: SHAMROCK vs. DIAZ took place at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California and was broadcast live on Showtime.

15,211 MMA fans showed up to watch the event live with a total gate from ticket sales at $750,000.

The total fighter payroll was $633,445. Although Frank Shamrock lost to Nick Diaz via TKO in the main event, “The Legend” was still able to walk away as the big winner for the night when it came to salary with a sweet $369,790 paycheck.

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Salaries, weight, and final thoughts on UFC 91

by: Jack Bratcher

It’s been a long time since one fight has garnered so much attention.

Every MMA site and news source that covers MMA is focused on Randy Couture vs. Brock Lesnar.

ESPN.com has basically become BrockRandy.net.

What makes this fight so interesting are all the story lines associated with it.

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Elite XC: Heat – fighter salaries, ratings, & live gate

According to the Florida State Boxing Commission, here are the fighter salaries for Elite XC: Heat which took place on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Bank Atlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla.:

MAIN EVENT FIGHTERS

  • Seth Petruzelli ($50,000/win bonus was $15,000) def. Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson ($500,000/win bonus would have been $100,000)

MAIN CARD FIGHTERS

  • Jake Shields ($50,000/win bonus was $10,000) def. Paul Daley ($12,000)
  • Andrei Arlovski ($500,000) def. Roy Nelson ($80,000)
  • Gina Carano ($25,000/win bonus was $10,000) def. Kelly Kobald-Gavin ($6,000)
  • Benji Radach ($30,000/win bonus was $15,000) def. Murilo Rua ($35,000)

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