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Tuesday, Sep 08, 2015

UFC 191: Anthony Johnson, Frank Mir And Andrei Arlovski Lead Payroll

A victorious Anthony Johnson (photo via MMA WSOF)

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

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posted by FCF Staff @ 7:54 pm
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