UFC 115: Fighter Salaries

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

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