Bellator 199 salaries are surprisingly solid

Bellator 199 is in the books and according to the salaries (via MMAfighting) Ryan Bader got paid $10,000 a second. He crushed King Mo in the main event in an astonishing 15 seconds and netted $150K for it. Jon Fitch scored a cool $120K by defeating Paul Daley who pulled in $30K himself. Check out … Read more

More crazy WWE/WCW salaries revealed

I posted a pretty long list of wrestling salaries¬†and just how terrible they were for WWE/NXT.¬†It was very popular so I’m back after digging around to drop some knowledge on just how strange salary determination was in the 80’s and 90’s. Check it out. Steve Austin’s very first WCW contract in 1991, paid him $75,000 … Read more

WTF!? Tony Ferguson and Michael Chiesa earn higher salaries than TJ Dillashaw

Over the years I have tried my best to figure out how the UFC decide on a suitable amount to pay a fighter. I guess there are lots of things that need to be taken into consideration like a fighters popularity, their fighting style, ability, star potential, how many people they will attract to watch … Read more

Rousimar Palhares and Marlon Moraes top WSOF 9 payroll

You can indeed find competitive money or at least what I assume is competitive compensation outside of the UFC. That was made clear with the disclosed salaries of the cast at World Series of Fighting 9. There are some huge differences though. The two highest paid fighters both brought home a cool $50,000 while the low man on the bottom of the totem pole brought home a mere $1000.

UFC 171 estimated paydays, Hector Lombard leads the way with $300,000 salary

Do people still take the disclosed salaries for UFC fighters seriously anymore? Take for example this past weekend’s UFC 171 event, would you expect the new king of welterweights Johny Hendricks to make less than someone that is 3-2 in the UFC like Hector Lombard? Let’s be honest, these numbers reflect the money that the UFC wants us to know about. The rest is all speculation and so is what is listed below but is worth looking at.

Velasquez and Dos Santos lead list of UFC 160 salaries

Velasquez vs Bigfoot

No surprise that main event winner and UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez walked away from UFC 160 with the biggest paycheck. Following closely was former heavyweight champ Junior Dos Santos. Velasquez will see $400,000 deposited into his bank account and Dos Santos will add $240,000.