UFC welterweight fighter Robbie Lawler, who was victorious against Bobby Voelker on the main-card at UFC on FOX 8 this past weekend, brought home the top payday from Saturday’s event with $156,000. His opponent Voelker earned $12,000.
Coming in second on the payroll was lightweight fighter Melvin Guillard, who earned $84,000, defeating Mac Danzig via second round KO. Danzig earned $30,000.
In third place was Ed Herman, who earned $74,000, defeating Trevor Smith via split decision in a matchup that earned “Fight of the Night” honors. Smith earned $8,000.
The full list of UFC on FOX 8 fighter salaries are as follows:
Demetrious Johnson: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus)
def. John Moraga: $17,000
Rory MacDonald: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
def. Jake Ellenberger: $52,000
Robbie Lawler: $156,000 (includes $78,000 win bonus)
def. Bobby Voelker: $12,000
Liz Carmouche: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Jessica Andrade: $8,000
Jorge Masvidal: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)
def. Michael Chiesa: $15,000
Danny Castillo: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus)
def. Tim Means: $12,000
Melvin Guillard: $84,000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)
def. Mac Danzig: $30,000
Daron Cruickshank: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Yves Edwards: $21,000
Ed Herman: $74,000 (includes $37,000 win bonus)
def. Trevor Smith: $8,000
Germaine de Randamie: $18,000 (includes $9000 win bonus)
def. Julie Kedzie: $9,000
Justin Salas: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Aaron Riley: $14,000
Yaotzin Meza: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. John Albert: $10,000
Disclaimer: The above figures only represent the official contracted salaries reported to the athletic commission and do not include money fighters may earn through sponsorships, UFC performance bonuses or otherwise. Also not represented are licensing fees, taxes and other expenses.
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