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.

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

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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.