UFC on FOX 4 salaries: Rua, Machida top event's $963,000 payroll

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BuffaloDave
8/9/12 8:26:44PM
The full UFC on FOX 4 paydays (the commission combined purses and win bonuses into one amount) included:

The full UFC on FUEL TV 4 payouts included:

Mauricio "Shogun" Rua: $240,000 (includes $70,000 win bonus)
def. Brandon Vera: $70,000

Lyoto Machida: $200,000 (no win bonus)
def. Ryan Bader: $47,000

Joe Lauzon: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
def. Jamie Varner: $12,000

Mike Swick: $86,000 (includes $43,000 win bonus)
def. DaMarques Johnson: $18,000

Nam Phan: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Cole Miller: $21,000

Phil Davis: $30,000
vs. Wagner Prado: $16,000

Rani Yahya: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Josh Grispi: $15,000

Phil De Fries: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
def. Oli Thompson: $11,000

Manny Gamburyan: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
def. Michihiro Omigawa: $11,000

John Moraga: $18,000 (includes $9,000 win bonus)
def. Ulysses Gomez: $8,000


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BuffaloDave
8/9/12 8:28:34PM
Kinda shocked Useless basically has a TUF contract.
Budgellism
8/9/12 8:50:49PM
Lauzon should be paid more than that. I know he gets all sorts of bonuses but 24k to show, 24k to win isn't enough for a guy at his level. Even before the Varner win.
tcunningham
8/9/12 9:16:11PM
tallica62
8/9/12 10:29:52PM
Lauzon and Swick need to switch salaries
Twenty20Dollars
8/9/12 10:35:21PM
Swick won big with his KOTN too.
Bubbles
8/9/12 10:35:22PM

Posted by Budgellism

Lauzon should be paid more than that. I know he gets all sorts of bonuses but 24k to show, 24k to win isn't enough for a guy at his level. Even before the Varner win.


he could be at the end of a 6 fight contract or something, a quick google search didnt give me anything concrete
Samps
8/9/12 11:31:43PM

Posted by Budgellism

Lauzon should be paid more than that. I know he gets all sorts of bonuses but 24k to show, 24k to win isn't enough for a guy at his level. Even before the Varner win.


I thought the same thing when I saw the #s