The fighter salaries for UFC 109 are in, and it’s no great surprise to learn that Randy Couture walked away with the biggest payday from the event – $250,000.

Second up on the payroll was Matt Serra who’s bank balance was boosted by $150,000 for his 1st round defeat of Frank Trigg.

No other fighter earned a six figure salary this time round, with Chael Sonnen next in line with $64,000, followed by Demian Maia ($62,000) and Mark Coleman ($60,000) close behind.

At the other end of the scale, Ronys Torres UFC debut earned him just $4,000.

  • Randy Couture: $250,000 (no win bonus)
  • Mark Coleman: $60,000
  • Chael Sonnen: $64,000 (includes $32,000 win bonus)
  • Nate Marquardt: $45,000
  • Paulo Thiago: $30,000 ($15,000 win bonus)
  • Mike Swick: $43,000
  • Demian Maia: $62,000 ($31,000 win bonus)
  • Dan Miller: $15,000
  • Matt Serra: $150,000 ($75,000 win bonus)
  • Frank Trigg: $30,000
  • Mac Danzig: $40,000 ($20,000 win bonus)
  • Justin Buchholz: $8,000
  • Melvin Guillard: $28,000 ($14,000 win bonus)
  • Ronys Torres: $4,000
  • Rob Emerson: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)
  • Phillipe Nover: $10,000
  • Phil Davis: $10,000 ($5,000 win bonus)
  • Brian Stann: $17,000
  • Chris Tuchscherer: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
  • Tim Hague: $7000
  • Joey Beltran: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus)
  • Rolles Gracie: $15,000

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