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Thursday, Aug 09, 2012

Lyoto Machida and “Shogun” Rua Lead UFC on FOX 4 Payroll

Machida (photo via UFC.com)

By Staff

The California State Athletic Commission has released the payroll for the August 4th, UFC on FOX card in Los Angeles, and not surprisingly, former light-heavyweight champions Lyoto Machida and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua led the way.

According to the CSAC figures, Machida collected $200,000 for his title shot clinching, knockout of Ryan Bader, while Rua earned $240,000 for his fourth round stoppage of Brandon Vera.

Machida’s payout did not include any win bonus, while $70,000 of Rua’s was for winning the main event tilt.

Here are the salaries that were disclosed to the CSAC from the UFC. They do not include any additional bonuses a fighter may have collected, like “Knockout of the Night” for example, or sponsorship money.

John Moraga $9,000 Win bonus $9,000
Ulysses Gomez $ 8,000

Michihiro Omigawa $ 11,000
Manvel Gamburyan $18,000 WB $18,000

Oliver Thompson $8,000
Philip De Fries $10,000 WB $10,000

Rani Yahya $12,000 WB $12,000
Joshua Grispi $15,000

Wagner Prado $ 16,000 – NO DECISION
Philip Davis $ 30,000 – NO DECISION

Nam Phan $10,000 WB $10,000
Jeremiah Cole Miller $21,000

Damarques Johnson $18,000
Michael Swick $43,000 WB $43,000

James Varner $12,000
Joseph Lauzon $ 24,000 WB $24,000

Ryan Bader $47,000
Lyoto Machida $200,000

Brandon Vera $70,000
Mauricio Rua $170,000 WB $70,000

posted by FCF Staff @ 1:02 pm
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