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

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.

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.

Rashad Evans top earner at UFC 156 with $300,000; full salaries

Although he lost a unanimous decision, former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans brought home the top payday from Saturday’s UFC 156 card with $300,000. His opponent Antonio Rogerio Nogueira earned $174,000.

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.