UFC 116 Fighter Payouts, Lesnar Tops The Card


The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the pay day figures for each fighter on the UFC 116 card. Remember, these are the reported salaries to the commission and does not include any bonuses or sponsorships:

Brock Lesnar — $400,000 (no win bonus)
Shane Carwin — $40,000
Lesnar def. Carwin via submission (arm-triangle choke)

Chris Leben — $86,000 ($43,000 to show, $43,000 to win)
Yoshihiro Akiyama — $45,000
Leben def. Akiyama via submission (triangle choke)

Stephan Bonnar — $50,000 ($25,000 to show, $25,000 to win)
Krzsyztof Soszynski — $10,000
Bonnar def. Soszynski via TKO (strikes)

Chris Lytle — $52,000 ($26,000 to show, $26,000 to win)
Matt Brown — $10,000
Lytle def. Brown via submission (armbar)

George Sotiropoulos — $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
Kurt Pellegrino — $25,000
Sotiropoulos def. Pellegrino via unanimous decision

Brendan Schaub — $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Chris Tuchscherer — $12,000
Schaub def. Tuchscherer via TKO (strikes)

Ricardo Romero — $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Seth Petruzelli — $10,000
Romero def. Petruzelli via submission (armbar)

Kendall Grove — $50,000 ($25,000 to show, $25,000 to win)
Goran Reljic — $5,000
Grove def. Reljic via split decision

Gerald Harris — $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
David Branch — $6,000
Harris def. Branch via KO (slam)

Daniel Roberts — $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 to win)
Forrest Petz — $6,000
Roberts def. Petz via split decision

Jon Madsen — $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Karlos Vemola — $8,000
Madsen def. Vemola via unanimous decision


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