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Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015

Bellator “Dynamite”: Tito Ortiz Leads Way in Salaries

Tito Ortiz

By FCF Staff

Bellator’s “Dynamite” card went down this past Saturday in San Jose, California, and Tito Ortiz reportedly led the way in terms of salaries.

Ortiz took on light-heavyweight champ Liam McGeary in the card’s main event, and was submitted by the latter with an inverted triangle choke.

According to figures that were released to MMA Junkie.com by the California Commission, Ortiz was paid $300,000 for the bout. McGeary, on the other hand, earned $50,000.

Here are the salaries that were reportedly disclosed to the CSAC by Bellator for the September 19th event.

Liam McGeary: $50,000

def. Tito Ortiz: $300,000


Phil Davis: $130,000 (includes $65,000 win bonus)

def. Francis Carmont: $17,000


Josh Thomson: $10,000

def. Mike Bronzoulis: $10,000


Emanuel Newton: $70,000 (Newton was defeated by Davis in LHW tourney semifinals)


Muhammed Lawal: $15,000

def. Linton Vassell: $30,000


Gabriel Carrasco: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)

def. Joe Neal: $2,000


Adam Piccolotti: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)

def. Salvador Becerra: $1,750


Thomas Diagne: $3,000

vs. Mike Malott: $2,000


Anthony Ruiz: $5,000 (Ruiz was defeated by Carmont in tourney LHW alternate bout)


posted by FCF Staff @ 4:43 pm
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