UFC on FOX 8 Payroll: Lawler, Guillard and Herman Lead Way
By FCF Staff
The Washington State Department of Licensing has released the disclosed salary figures for Saturday’s UFC on FOX 8 card in Seattle, and veteran slugger Robbie Lawler led the way.
According to the numbers that were released to the department by the UFC, Lawler took home $156,000 for his second round, stoppage win over fellow Strikeforce vet Bobby Voelker. The latter made $12,000 for the defeat.
Other top earners from the card were vets Melvin Guillard and Ed Herman, who made $84,000 and 74 grand for their respective wins over Mac Danzig and Trevor Smith.
UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson, whose bout with John Moraga headlined the card, made $58,000. The contender Moraga was paid $17,000.
Here are the payroll figures that have been reported for the July 27th event, which do not included any additional funds a fighter may have earned, like sponsorship fees or performance bonuses.
Demetrious Johnson: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus)
def. John Moraga: $17,000
Rory MacDonald: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
def. Jake Ellenberger: $52,000
Robbie Lawler: $156,000 (includes $78,000 win bonus)
def. Bobby Voelker: $12,000
Liz Carmouche: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Jessica Andrade: $8,000
Jorge Masvidal: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)
def. Michael Chiesa: $15,000
Danny Castillo: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus)
def. Tim Means: $12,000
Melvin Guillard: $84,000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)
def. Mac Danzig: $30,000
Daron Cruickshank: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Yves Edwards: $21,000
Ed Herman: $74,000 (includes $37,000 win bonus)
def. Trevor Smith: $8,000
Germaine de Randamie: $18,000 (includes $9000 win bonus)
def. Julie Kedzie: $9,000
Justin Salas: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Aaron Riley: $14,000
Yaotzin Meza: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. John Albert: $10,000