UFC Salaries From UFC 68 And The Previous Fight Night

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JoeMimic
3/6/07 4:40:54PM

UFC 68--- March 3, 2007

Title Match & Main Event Fighters

-Randy Couture: $250,000 (17th fight in UFC; defeated Tim Sylvia)

-Tim Sylvia: $100,000 (11th fight in UFC; lost to Randy Couture)


Main Card Fighters

-Matt Hughes: $150,000 (18th fight in UFC; defeated Chris Lytle)

-Rich Franklin: $42,000 (9th fight in UFC; defeated Jason MacDonald)

-Renato "Babalu" Sobral: $21,000 (9th fight in UFC; lost to Jason Lambert)

-Martin Kampmann: $20,000 (3rd fight in UFC; defeated Drew McFedries)

-Jason Lambert: $18,000 (5th fight in UFC; defeated Renato "Babalu" Sobral)

-Jason MacDonald: $14,000 (3rd fight in UFC; lost to Rich Franklin)

-Chris Lytle: $10,000 (8th fight in UFC; lost to Matt Hughes)

-Drew McFedries: $5,000 (2nd fight in UFC; lost to Martin Kampmann)


Preliminary Match Fighters

-Jon Fitch: $28,000 (5th fight in UFC; defeated Luigi Fioravanti)

-Matt Hamill: $10,000 (3rd fight in UFC; defeated Rex Holman)

-Luigi Fioravanti: $8,000 (4th fight in UFC; lost to Jon Fitch)

-Jamie Varner: $6,000 (2nd fight in UFC; defeated Jason Gilliam)

-Gleison Tibau: $6,000 (2nd fight in UFC; defeated Jason Dent)

-Rex Holman: $3,000 (1st fight in UFC; lost to Matt Hamill)

-Jason Gilliam: $3,000 (1st fight in UFC; lost to Jamie Varner)

-Jason Dent: $3,000 (2nd fight in UFC; lost to Gleison Tibau)

Disclosed Fighter Payroll: $697,000



UFC Fight Night 8--- January 25, 2007

Main Event Fighters

-Rashad Evans: $24,000 (5th fight in UFC; defeated Sean Salmon)

-Sean Salmon: $3,000 (1st fight in UFC; lost to Rashad Evans)


Main Card Fighters

-Heath Herring: $60,000 (1st fight in UFC; lost to Jake O'Brien)

-Hermes Franca: $24,000 (7th fight in UFC; defeated Spencer Fisher)

-Jake O'Brien: $18,000 (3rd fight in UFC; defeated Heath Herring)

-Spencer Fisher: $13,000 (6th fight in UFC; lost to Hermes Franca)


Preliminary Match Fighters

-Nathan Marquardt: $44,000 (4th fight in UFC; defeated Dean Lister)

-Ed Herman: $24,000 (3rd fight in UFC; defeated Chris Price)

-Din Thomas: $24,000 (6th fight in UFC; defeated Clay Guida)

-Rich Clementi: $20,000 (3rd fight in UFC; defeated Ross Pointon)

-Josh Burkman: $14,000 (5th fight in UFC; defeated Chad Reiner)

-Dean Lister: $11,000 (3rd fight in UFC; lost to Nathan Marquardt)

-Chris Price: $7,000 (2nd fight in UFC; lost to Ed Herman)

-Ross Pointon: $5,000 (2nd fight in UFC; lost to Rich Clementi)

-Clay Guida: $5,000 (2nd fight in UFC; lost to Din Thomas)

-Chad Reiner: $3,000 (1st fight in UFC; lost to Josh Burkman)

Disclosed Fighter Payroll: $299,000



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The_Crippler
3/6/07 4:55:01PM
hopefully no1 is gunna post the usual.......OMG they totally dont pay there fighters enough
Berti
3/6/07 6:03:26PM
they pay there fighters just fine, what you want them bankrupt like pride.
poll77
3/6/07 6:12:20PM
i'm surprised to see that herring made 60000. and its another surprise that they paid marquardt 44000 and didn't even show his fight on tv (i sure wanted to see it)
Stickan
3/6/07 6:28:46PM
Nice to see Fitch getting some love despite not being on the main card.
fedorwins1
3/6/07 6:59:58PM

Posted by Berti

they pay there fighters just fine, what you want them bankrupt like pride.



huh? they pay CC like 300,000 some dollars for one fight and they pay other people(given they are not as good as CC) 3,000 dollars to fight. That being said tho nobody knows how much is actually given to the fighters, since their sponsers pitch in.
ManBeast
3/6/07 7:11:07PM
I love how matt hughes was paid 50k more than timmeh. I almost feel sorry for the big ogre.

Trapt1nw0nder
3/6/07 7:11:27PM
i remember seeing in an older thread that Herring got only $6,000......or am i crazy? *twitch twitch*
madmarck
3/6/07 7:14:23PM
wow i didnt know Jason Macdonald was geting so much. 14k to show is quite the bit for a third fight.
And i see Hughes still has his awesome contract even without the belt.
Gotta love how Randy made more money that Tim even if he had lost though.
Randy gets 250k to show. I love it.
Someguy
3/6/07 10:15:05PM

Posted by Berti

they pay there fighters just fine, what you want them bankrupt like pride.

Yeah Pride is ****** because they pay their fighters fairly, and not because of organized crime or any of the other uncontrollable factors currently raping them
migo
3/7/07 3:15:23AM

Posted by madmarck

wow i didnt know Jason Macdonald was geting so much. 14k to show is quite the bit for a third fight.
And i see Hughes still has his awesome contract even without the belt.
Gotta love how Randy made more money that Tim even if he had lost though.
Randy gets 250k to show. I love it.



Randy got 125/125 for this fight not 250 to show.
hippysmacker
3/7/07 3:23:18AM

Posted by migo


Posted by madmarck

wow i didnt know Jason Macdonald was geting so much. 14k to show is quite the bit for a third fight.
And i see Hughes still has his awesome contract even without the belt.
Gotta love how Randy made more money that Tim even if he had lost though.
Randy gets 250k to show. I love it.



Randy got 125/125 for this fight not 250 to show.



I don't know if your right. I think Randy get's a guarentted show fee + PPV revenue. At least that was his deal against Chuck for their 3rd fight . I guess it could be different this time, but I don't see why he would do them a favor and come back for less money.
migo
3/7/07 3:50:23AM

Posted by hippysmacker


Posted by migo


Posted by madmarck

wow i didnt know Jason Macdonald was geting so much. 14k to show is quite the bit for a third fight.
And i see Hughes still has his awesome contract even without the belt.
Gotta love how Randy made more money that Tim even if he had lost though.
Randy gets 250k to show. I love it.



Randy got 125/125 for this fight not 250 to show.



I don't know if your right. I think Randy get's a guarentted show fee + PPV revenue. At least that was his deal against Chuck for their 3rd fight . I guess it could be different this time, but I don't see why he would do them a favor and come back for less money.



MMA.tv had a thread which had the payouts it was 125/125
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