Robbie Lawler top earner at UFC on FOX 8 with $156,000; full salaries

money-stack-2UFC 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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