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UFC 184 Fighter Salaries: Jake Ellenberger,...

Mar 02, 2015219 Comments319 Views

Jake Ellenberger, not Ronda Rousey, sits atop the disclosed UFC 184 fighter payroll numbers revealed by the California State Athletic Commission.

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UFC 183 Fighter Salaries: Silva and Diaz Ea...

Feb 02, 201527 Comments805 Views

Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz accounted for more than half of the $2.182 million UFC 183 fighter payroll.

Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone

UFC Fight Night 59 Fighter Salaries: McGreg...

Jan 21, 201527 Comments874 Views

Not surprisingly, Irish phenom Conor McGregor and streaking lightweight Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone topped the $800,000-plus UFC Boston fighter payroll.

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UFC 182 Fighter Salaries: Jon Jones Dwarfs ...

Jan 05, 201523 Comments1564 Views

Jon Jones not only took the victory over Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 on Saturday night, he took the largest chunk of the fighter payroll

Charles Oliveira and Carla Esparza

TUF 20 Finale Fighter Salaries: Charles Oli...

Dec 15, 20145 Comments1024 Views

New UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza and co-main eventer Charles Oliveira topped the list of the TUF 20 Finale fighter salaries released to MMAWeekly.com.

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UFC 181 Fighter Salaries: Lawler, Pettis, a...

Dec 08, 201415 Comments1605 Views

Not surprisingly, new UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler topped the UFC 181 fighter salaries, but Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez were a close second.

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Bellator 131 Fighter Salaries: Tito Ortiz i...

Nov 16, 2014Comments off1517 Views

Not surprisingly, Tito Ortiz topped the Bellator 131 fighter salaries with a reported payout of $300,000.

Demetrious Johnson and Conor McGregor

UFC 178 Fighter Salaries: Johnson Tops Payr...

Sep 29, 2014Comments off3747 Views

Conor McGregor may not have topped the bill at UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso, but he certainly stole the show, and finished second on the

TJ Dillashaw

UFC 177 Fighter Salaries: Champion TJ Dilla...

Sep 02, 2014Comments off1842 Views

Defending UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw towered over the rest of the UFC 177 fight salaries released to MMAWeekly.com on Tuesday.

Robbie Lawler

UFC on FOX 12 Fighter Salaries: Robbie Lawl...

Jul 28, 2014Comments off847 Views

Not surprisingly, "Ruthless" Robbie Lawler topped the UFC on FOX 12 payroll en route to earning another shot at the UFC welterweight championship.

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TUF 19 Finale Fighter Salaries: Frankie Edg...

Jul 07, 2014Comments off680 Views

With the victory over BJ Penn, Frankie Edgar collected the largest disclosed paycheck of the night at the TUF 19 Finale.

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WSOF 10 Fighter Salaries: Champions David B...

Jun 23, 2014Comments off622 Views

Not surprisingly, two of the three fighters with championship belts topped the WSOF 10: Branch vs. Taylor payroll.

Robbie Lawler

UFC 173 Fighter Salaries: Robbie Lawler Top...

May 27, 2014Comments off574 Views

Although he wasn't the main or even co-main event, Robbie Lawler's win over Jake Ellenberger put him atop the UFC 173 fighter payroll at $200,000.

Matt Brown and Ed Herman

UFC Fight Night 40 Fighter Salaries: Matt B...

May 12, 2014Comments off674 Views

Matt Brown and Ed Herman topped Saturday night's UFC Fight Night 40 payroll, which totaled $680,000 for all 13 bouts.

Fabricio Werdum

UFC on FOX 11 Fighter Salaries: Fabricio We...

Apr 23, 2014Comments off919 Views

Fabricio Werdum and Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone were the top earners on the UFC on FOX 11 disclosed payroll for the recent event in Orlando, Fla.

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World Series of Fighting 9 Fighter Salaries...

Mar 31, 2014Comments off672 Views

Rousimar Palhares, Marlon Moraes, and Yushin Okami topped the World Series of Fighting 9 fighter salaries that the Nevada State Athletic Commission revealed to MMAWeekly.com

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UFC 170 Fighter Salaries: Daniel Cormier Be...

Feb 24, 2014Comments off908 Views

Despite being in the supporting co-main event, it was Daniel Cormier, not Ronda Rousey, that topped the UFC 170 list of fighter salaries that the

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UFC Fight Night 35 Fighter Salaries: Luke R...

Jan 16, 2014Comments off578 Views

Former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold and main card opener winner Cole Miller topped the list of UFC Fight Night 35 fighter salaries released on Thursday.

Urijah Faber

UFC on Fox 9 Fighter Salaries: Urijah Faber...

Dec 15, 2013Comments off592 Views

Not surprisingly, Demetrious Johnson and Urijah Faber topped the list of the UFC on Fox 9 fighter salaries released by the California State Athletic Commission

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TUF 18 Finale Fighter Salaries: Main Evente...

Dec 02, 2013Comments off1523 Views

Despite losing the fight, TUF 18 Finale main eventer Gray Maynard topped the fighter salaries released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission to MMAWeekly.com on

Eddie Alvarez

Bellator 106 Fighter Salaries: Eddie Alvare...

Nov 03, 2013Comments off452 Views

Not surprisingly, new Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez topped the list of the Bellator 106 fighter salaries released by the California State Athletic Commission.

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UFC 164 Fighter Salaries: Frank Mir and Jos...

Oct 11, 2013Comments off1631 Views

The Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services on Friday released the UFC 164 fighter salaries. Co-main eventers Frank Mir and Josh Barnett topped the

Alistair Overeem at UFC 146 press conference

UFC Fight Night 26 Fighter Salaries: Alista...

Sep 10, 2013Comments off636 Views

The Massachusetts State Athletic Commission on Tuesday released the Shogun vs. Sonnen fighter salaries with Alistair Overeem, who lost, towering over the main event fighters

WSOF 4 Fighter Salaries: Tyrone Spong, Ray ...

Aug 12, 2013Comments off572 Views

The California State Athletic Commission on Monday released the World Series of Fighting 4: Spong vs. DeAnda fighter salaries to MMAWeekly.com.

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Korean Zombie Due $20,000 to Show and $20,0...

Jul 23, 2013Comments off335 Views

Chan Sung Jung is due to make $20,000 to show and another $20,000 to win should he defeat Jose Aldo at UFC 163, but with

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Dana White Assures that UFC is “Not D...

Jul 16, 2013Comments off355 Views

UFC fighter pay has been one of the hottest topics around for quite some time, but company president Dana White says they won't be doing

Anderson Silva

UFC 162 Fighter Salaries: Despite Loss, And...

Jul 08, 2013Comments off978 Views

Despite losing for the first time in the Octagon, Anderson Silva still banked a guaranteed $600,000 to Chris Weidman's show and win money total of

Anderson Silva at UFC 117

Anderson Silva is Guaranteed $600,000 to Sh...

Jul 06, 2013Comments off1566 Views

Win, lose or draw, Anderson Silva will go home from his next fight at UFC 162 a rather happy man, at least financially. Win, lose

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Dana White on Fighter Pay: “When you ...

Jul 04, 2013Comments off505 Views

The UFC and Dana White have been criticized for how much they pay their fighters, but White doesn't back done, saying he's proud of the

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Tim Kennedy Apologizes to UFC for Fighter P...

Jun 28, 2013Comments off345 Views

Tim Kennedy recently criticized how little UFC fighters are paid, but on Thursday, he issued a statement retracting his comments and apologizing for them.