Jon Jones and Rashad Evans Top UFC 145 Payroll
By FCF Staff
Not surprisingly, according to the figures released today by the Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission, Jon Jones and Rashad Evans were the top earners at Saturday’s UFC 145 card.
After Jones worked his way to a unanimous decision win over Evans at Atlanta’s Philips Arena, the light-heavyweight champion was reportedly paid $400,000, while the challenger received $300,000.
Jones was not contracted for a win bonus.
Below are the figures that FCF was forwarded by the Georgia Commission, which only include what was disclosed to the organization by the UFC.
The salaries listed do not include any additional money a fighter may have received, like pay-per-view or performance based bonuses.
Jon Jones: $400,000
Rashad Evans: $300,000
Rory MacDonald: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
Che Mills: $8,000
Ben Rothwell: $104,000 (includes $52,000 win bonus)
Brendan Schaub: $14,000
Michael McDonald: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
Miguel Torres: $32,000
Eddie Yagin: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
Mark Hominick: $17,000
Mark Bocek: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus)
John Alessio: $10,000
Travis Browne: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
Chad Griggs: $27,000
Matt Brown: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
Stephen Thompson: $8,000
Mac Danzig: $54,000 (includes $27,000 win bonus)
Efrain Escudero: $10,000
Anthony Njokuani: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
John Makdessi: $12,000
Chris Clements: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
Keith Wisniewski: $10,000
Marcus Brimage: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
Maximo Blanco: $13,000