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Wednesday, Aug 17, 2011

Chris Lytle and Ed Herman Top UFC Live 5 Payroll

By FCF Staff

Former “Ultimate Fighter” competitors Chris Lytle and Ed Herman were among the top earners at Sunday’s UFC Live 5 event, according to figures that were released to FCF today by Wisconsin’s Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Lytle collected $70,000 (including $35,000 win bonus) for his third round submission win over Dan Hardy, while his main event opponent was paid $25,000.

Another of the night’s top earners was middleweight Ed Herman, who took home $52,000 (including $26,000 win bonus) for his first round tap out win over Kyle Noke, who was paid $8,000.

Here are the salaries that were reported to Wisconsin officials for the August 14th UFC Live 5 event. The figures below do not include any sponsorship money a fighter may have earned or any additional payment they may have collected that was not disclosed to the DSPS (fight of the night bonus etc.)

Chris Lytle $70,000 (includes $35,000 win bonus)

Dan Hardy $25,000


Ben Henderson $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)

Jim Miller $35,000


Ed Herman $52,000 (includes 26,000 win bonus)

Kyle Noke $8,000


Joseph Benavidez $43,000 (includes $21,500 win bonus)

Eddie Wineland $10,000


Donald Cerrone $44,000 (includes $22,000)

Charles Oliveira $12,000


Duane Ludwig $32,000 (includes $16,00 win bonus)

Amir Sadollah $20,000


Jim Hettes $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)

Alex Caceres $8,000


Cole Miller $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)

TJ O’Brien $6,000


Jacob Volkmann $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)

Danny Castillo $17,000


Edwin Figueroa $12,000 (includes $6,000)

Jason Reinhardt $6,000


Jared Hamman $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)

CB Dolloway $20,000


Rony Markes $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Karlos Vemola $10,000


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