The official salaries for the UFC 115: Liddell Vs Franklin event have been released, detailing a bumper payroll of some $1.285 million.
The figures show that Chuck Liddell was the top earner, taking home a hefty $500,000 cheque despite losing to fellow headliner Rich Franklin who earned $140,000.
Second top earner on the night was Mirko Cro Cop who went home $150,000 richer after defeating Pat Barry who pocketed just $11,000.
The earnings quickly taper off after that, with the next highest earner being former WEC champion Carlos Condit with $52,000 for his last gasp win over young 170lb prospect Rory MacDonald who’s payday was a paltry $8,000.
See the full list of earnings resulting from the event below.
Rich Franklin: $140,000 (includes $70,000 win bonus)
Chuck Liddell: $500,000
Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic: $150,000 ($75,000 win bonus)
Pat Barry: $11,000
Martin Kampmann: $50,000 ($25,000 win bonus)
Paulo Thiago: $18,000
Ben Rothwell: $100,000 ($50,000 win bonus)
Gilbert Yvel: $30,000
Carlos Condit: $52,000 ($26,000 win bonus)
Rory MacDonald: $8,000
Evan Dunham: $26,000 ($13,000 win bonus)
Tyson Griffin: $28,000
Matt Wiman: $28,000 ($15,000 win bonus)
Mac Danzig: $24,000
Mario Miranda: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus)
David Loiseau: $12,000
James Wilks: $30,000 ($15,000 win bonus)
Peter Sobotta: $4,000
Claude Patrick: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus)
Ricardo Funch: $5,000
Mike Pyle: $38,000 ($19,000 win bonus)
Jesse Lennox: $7,000