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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