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Monday, Feb 08, 2016

UFC FN 82: Roy Nelson Leads Way in Salaries

Roy Nelson (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the payroll figures for UFC Fight Night 82, and heavyweight contender Roy Nelson led the way.

Nelson was paid $125,000 for his decision win over Jared Rosholt, which included a $50,000 win bonus. The card’s second highest earner was flyweight Joseph Benavidez, who made $118,000 for his UD win over Zach Makovsky.

Here the figures that were disclosed to the NSAC by the UFC. The total money a fighter earned is posted first, and includes any win bonus they may have received. The figures do not include any discretionary bonuses a fighter may have been awarded.

Stephen Thompson: $48,000 ($24,000 win bonus)

def. Johny Hendricks: $100,000

Roy Nelson: $125,000 ($50,000 win bonus)

def. Jared Rosholt: $33,000

Ovince Saint Preux: $102,000 ($51,000 win bonus)

def. Rafael Cavalcante: $42,000

Joseph Benavidez: $118,000 ($59,000 win bonus)

def. Zach Makovsky: $19,000

Misha Cirkunov: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)

def. Alex Nicholson: $10,000

Mike Pyle: $106,000 ( $53,000 win bonus)

def. Sean Spencer: $17,000

Josh Burkman: $90,000 ($45,000 win bonus)

def. K.J. Noons : $34,000

Derrick Lewis: $50,000 ($25,000 win bonus)

def. Damian Grabowski: $17,000

Justin Scoggins: $34,000 ($17,000 win bonus)

def. Ray Borg: $18,000

Diego Rivas: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)

def. Noad Lahat: $17,000

Mickey Gall: $20,000 ( $10,000 win bonus)

def. Mike Jackson: $10,000

Alex White: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)

def. Artem Lobov: $13,000

posted by FCF Staff @ 3:44 pm
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