Bellator 154 Fighter Salaries: Phil Davis and King Mo Top List with $30,000 Each

Phil Davis won the fight at Bellator 154 on Saturday night, but it was a draw on the payroll.

Davis defeated King Mo Lawal by unanimous decision following a three-round back-and-forth battle, but it didn’t really show in the Bellator 154 fighter salaries.

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Phil Davis vs King MoDavis and Lawal topped the payroll disclosed to the California State Athletic Commission. Each man was paid a flat fee of $30,000 with no option for a win bonus for either fighter.

The California State Athletic Commission released the disclosed fighter payroll to MMAWeekly.com on Tuesday.

The disclosed payroll filed with athletic commissions does not include sponsorship money, discretionary bonuses, nor other incentives or compensation.

Bellator 154: Davis vs. King Mo took place on Saturday, May 14 at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.

Bellator 154: Davis vs. King Mo Fighter Salaries

  • Phil Davis: $30,000 (no win bonus) def. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal: $30,000
  • Saad Awad: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos: $17,000
  • Josh San Diego: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus) def. Jeremiah Labiano: $2,500
  • Adam Piccolotti: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Ray Wood: $6,000
  • Andre Fialho: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus) def. Rick Reger: $4,000
  • Sam Spengler: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus) def. Doyle Childs: $1,000
  • JD Hardwick: $5,000 (includes $2,500 win bonus) def. Jorge Acosta: $2,500
  • Jamielene Nievara: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus) def. Stephanie Frausto: $1,500
  • Mark Dickman: $18,000 (includes $9,000 win bonus) def. Thomas Diagne: $3,000
  • Danasabe Mohammed: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus) def. Martin Sano: $2,000
  • Josh Paiva: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus) def. Steve Gruber: $1,000
  • James Chapman: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus) def. Sean Tucker: $1,000 
  • Anthony Taylor: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus) def. Victor Jones: $1,000

Bellator 154 Disclosed Fighter Payroll: $198,500

(Photo courtesy of Bellator MMA)

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