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

Lorenzo Fertitta: ‘Ronda Rousey is going to become a multi-millionaire’

Speaking at the USC Marshall Sports Business Institute’s Commissioners’ Series on Jan. 15, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta talked about the organization’s addition of a women’s division and the opportunity it is going to provide female fighters, starting with their poster girl Ronda Rousey.

Report: Strikeforce compensates fighters for canceled event

We previously reported on the cancelation of Strikeforce’s Melendez vs. Healy event and the great impact canceled cards can have on those who are financially dependent on an already sparse annual schedule of events.

UFC on Fox 4: Shogun and Machida earn highest salaries from event’s $963,000 payroll


After the UFC on Fox 4 event this past weekend it has been revealed that Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Lyoto Machida were the highest paid fighters. Rua earned himself $240,000 from the event and Machida banked $200,000 making a combined total of $440,000.