UFC 191: Anthony Johnson, Frank Mir And Andrei Arlovski Lead Payroll
By FCF Staff
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the payroll figures for last Saturday’s UFC 191 card, and Anthony Johnson, Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovski led the way.
According to the numbers that the NSAC has disclosed, heavyweights Mir and Arlovski earned $200,000 and $225,000 respectively for their fight, which saw the latter win via unanimous decision.
The cards highest earner was light-heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson, who was paid $230,000 for his stoppage win over Jimi Manuwa.
Flyweight champ, Demetrious Johnson, made $191,000 for his UD win over John Dodson.
Here are the fight purses that the UFC released to the NSAC, which do not include any additional funds a fighter may have collected for pay-per-view dividends or performance bonuses.
A fighter’s win bonus, if they collected one, is in brackets. Their total earnings are listed on the left.
UFC 191 was hosted by the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Demetrious Johnson: $191,000 ($58,000 win bonus)
def. John Dodson: $60,000
Andrei Arlovski: $225,000
def. Frank Mir: $200,000
Anthony Johnson: $230,000 ($115,000 win bonus)
def. Jimi Manuwa: $24,000
Corey Anderson: $30,000 ($15,000 win bonus)
def. Jan Blachowicz: $34,000
Paige VanZant: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)
def. Alex Chambers: $12,000
Ross Pearson: $90,000 ($45,000 win bonus)
def. Paul Felder: $18,000
John Lineker: $48,000 ($24,000 win bonus)
def. Francisco Rivera: $23,000
Raquel Pennington: $20,000 ( $10,000 win bonus)
def. Jessica Andrade: $20,000
Tiago Trator: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
def. Clay Collard: $10,000
Joe Riggs: $32,000 ($16,000 win bonus)
def. Ron Stallings: $12,000
Joaquim Silva: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
def. Nazareno Malegarie: $10,000