124 Search Results for salary report

Apr 25, 2012 4:43 pm

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans | Salary Report | UFC NEWS

By Chase Raymond: Jon “Bones” Jones brings in the most money on the night, and rightfully so. Jones has been on an impressive win streak and is proving to be a great PPV draw for the UFC as of late. These numbers are not including the PPV bonuses or fight of the night bonuses, or...

Mar 5, 2012 1:39 pm

“Strikeforce Tate vs. Rousey” Salary Report

The “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” Salary report from the Ohio State Athletic Commission is in and topping the list of disclosed payrolls was Ronaldo Jacare Souza who took home $92,000 for this third round submission victory over Bristol Marunde. The total disclosed payroll for the event was $543,000.00. “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” took place this...

Feb 6, 2012 9:56 am

Nick Diaz Tops UFC 143 Payroll With $200k | Full Salary Report

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the disclosed salary report for last weekends “UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit” event today via email to BJPENN.COM. Topping the list was main event competitor Nick Diaz, who took him $200,000.00 for his five-round decision loss to new interim welterweight champion, Carlos Condit. Diaz took home the lion’s share...

Jan 12, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – 2011 Salary Report For 337 UFC Fighters

2011 was a hallmark year for the world’s biggest and best Mixed Martial Arts promotion. They expanded to new territories, set record gate and attendance figures and launched a revolutionary TV deal. Safe to say the UFC had a great 2011. In an interesting report from mma-manifesto.com, 337 UFC fighters who fought for the promotion...


Dec 31, 2011 9:44 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 141 Salary Report: Lesnar Top Earner

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the list of total disclosed payrolls for last night’s UFC 141 pay-per-view event and Brock Lesnar Leads the pack with the highest disclosed salary. UFC 141 took place last night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The end-of-year pay-per-view featured former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar...

Dec 21, 2011 4:00 am

MMA NEWS- "Strikeforce Melendez vs. Masvidal" Salary Report: Mousasi & Melendez Top Earners

Last weekend’s Strikeforce event played host to nine professional Mixed Martial Arts fights. The total disclosed payroll released by the California State Athletic Commission came in at $580,000 for all 18 competitors on the night. Strikeforce lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez and former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi, topped the evening’s payroll with $150,000 each. The...

Dec 5, 2011 1:23 pm

UFC NEWS – TUF 14 Finale Salary Report: Bisping Takes Home $425,000

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the disclosed salary report for last weekend’s Ultimate Fighter season 14 Finale event and taking home the lion’s share of the $708,000 total disclosed payroll was British Fighter Michael Bisping. Bisping single handedly picked up more than 50% of the evenings salary with $425,000 in disclosed income. To put...

Nov 22, 2011 7:07 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 139 Salary Report: Cung Le Top Earner

The California State Athletic Commission released the list of UFC 139 disclosed payrolls yesterday evening and confirmed that UFC newcomer Cung Le was last Saturday’s top earner. UFC 139 took place this past Saturday from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. In the main event Dan Henderson and “Shogun” Rua went to war for...

Nov 21, 2011 2:11 pm

MMA NEWS – Strikeforce Challengers 20 Salary Report

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today released the list of disclosed payroll figures for last Friday’s Strikeforce Challengers 20 event. Strikeforce Challengers 20 took place from The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas this past Friday on November 18th. The five-fight main card aired on Showtime featured female up-and-comer Ronda Rousey and...

Nov 17, 2011 12:31 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FOX Salary Report

New UFC heavyweight champion, Junior Dos Santos, not only took home the belt but was also awarded the lion’s share of the $666,000 total disclosed payroll for the UFC on FOX 1 event with a solid $220,000 payday. UFC on Fox 1 took place last night from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. In the...

Oct 31, 2011 10:50 am

UFC 137 Salary Report

“UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place this past Saturday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a stacked affair that put two of the most popular fighters in MMA against each other for a welterweight showdown that was nothing short of spectacular. In one of the best and...

Sep 12, 2011 11:06 am

"Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov" Salary Report

The Heavyweight Grand Prix participants in last Saturdays Strikeforce event took home the majority of the $942,000 disclosed payroll. The Ohio State Athletic Commission released the figures today that show Josh Barnett in top position with $150,000.00 and his Grand Prix peers behind him with $100,000 each. The rest of the salary figures are as...

Jul 15, 2016 12:41 pm

Report: UFC 200 fails to surpass UFC 100, 196 PPV numbers

The UFC was surely planning to make their historic UFC 200 card the biggest event in UFC history. The fight card looks like it had the most expensive roster to date in the disclosed payouts report, perhaps setting the UFC record for fighter payouts for a single UFC event. However, the UFC 200 card took...

Jan 29, 2016 1:54 pm

Report: Machida vs. Henderson II set for UFC on FOX 19

The UFC is reportedly booking a highly anticipated rematch that will see two legends of the sport collide as Lyoto Machida and Dan Henderson will reportedly fight at UFC on FOX 19 on April 16th. Machida and Henderson fought back at UFC 157 where Machida was awarded a split decision win. Henderson is coming off...

Oct 4, 2015 9:30 am

Reebok Sponsor Payout Report — UFC 192 Edition

Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson left it all in the octagon in Houston, Texas during the light heavyweight battle at UFC 192. Cormier may have walked out of the cage with the gold slung over his shoulder when it was all said and done, but both men were paid handsomely by Reebok for their bout....

Aug 15, 2015 4:12 pm

Equal Opportunity? Not In The UFC According To This Report

The Culinary Workers Union Local 226 have a long history of raging war with the UFC. From keeping MMA illegal in New York, to more recently claiming that they intend on ‘organizing fighters’ to form a fighters union. They don’t like the UFC and the UFC isn’t exactly fond of them. In an attempt to...

Nov 5, 2014 4:20 pm

Report: Lesnar Leveraging WWE Against a Possible UFC Return

With the WWE’s money stream dwindling, many are pointing to a Brock Lesnar return to the cage. As in, the WWE may not be able to afford the hefty salary of their champion, and the UFC, most certainly can. Popular pro-wrestling blog, Cageside Seats breaks it down: Lesnar, though he may not look it, is...

Apr 26, 2014 10:28 am

Barao Backpedals On Salary Talk Following White’s Reaction

“After reading news of my quotes in media, I would like to say that I have never said that I was saving the UFC in this card in the sense that was published and much less that I would think that the UFC is in debt with me. This is my job. I haven’t spoke...

Feb 5, 2014 6:48 pm

Magalhaes Tired Of Fighter Salaries Being Mis-Reported

Former UFC light-heavyweight, Vinny Magalhaes, is at odds with a certain website who puts out theoretical salary reports when a UFC event takes place in a non-disclosure state. They use the most recent reported data to come up with a logical ‘guesstimate’ of what each fighter may have been paid. It’s a cool idea, and...

Dec 3, 2013 7:25 am

Mike Kogan: Diaz’s Salary Dropped Because “I Suck As A Manager, Lol”

Many were confused when the The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 Finale salary list came out, and saw that Nate Diaz’s payout had dropped to $15,000 to show, and $15,000 to win. The strangest part, was the man Diaz beat, Gray Maynard, made $45,000 just to show up. Cage Potato reached out to Diaz’s manager Mike...

Jan 8, 2013 5:50 am

UFC Boss Refutes Ronda Rousey Salary Leak | UFC NEWS

Yesterday we passed on a report released by our good friends over at MMAInterviews.tv that stated Ronda Rousey is set to get paid a $75k/$75k base salary plus a cut of all PPV revenue. Unfortunately for those guys, while their source may have been credible, we have to go with the UFC bosses word on...

Jul 13, 2012 12:16 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 4 Medical Suspensions Report | UFC NEWS

Injuries were abundant after the UFC on Fuel 4 card. The card took place on July 11th, at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. Mark Munoz was the biggest name on the injury list as he was beaten down for almost two rounds by Chris Weidman. He will be out for six months for...

Mar 10, 2016 2:04 pm

VIDEO | How much money does Conor McGregor make?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor became the first fighter in UFC history to earn a disclosed pay amount of $1,000.000 for a single fight. That fight against Nate Diaz at UFC 196 will get McGregor much more than just a million dollars. Check out this video breakdown by MMA Mania that dives into the numbers...

Jan 27, 2013 4:43 pm

The Ultimate Fighter’s New Look | EDITORIAL

  A few days ago, season seventeen of UFC’s television series The Ultimate Fighter aired featuring the current light heavyweight, Jon Jones, and notorious trash talker Chael Sonnen. In familiar fashion, a pool of young prospects and seasoned competitors stepped into the octagon with the opportunity to pursue their dreams of becoming the next Ultimate...

Jul 10, 2012 5:17 pm

Reevaluating the Blueprint for Anderson Silva | EDITORIAL

  At UFC 148, Anderson Silva met Chael Sonnen in one of the most anticipated grudge matches in UFC history. With great hype surrounding the fight along with the looming question of whether or not Sonnen would be capable of repeating his dominant performance against the champion, the match was highly anticipated by casual and...

Sep 28, 2016 11:42 am

Conor McGregor Says He’ll Make $40 Million by the End of the Year

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is not only a word class fighter, he’s also an astute business man. Over the course of his UFC career – which is now just over three years old – the Irish superstar has set and reset dozens of money-related records. In March of this year, for example, he became...

Sep 27, 2016 11:06 am

Dana White explains fighter pay, who makes the majority of the revenue and why

Let’s face it. Just about every person out there can make an argument for why they should be getting paid more for their job. However, when you look at it from a UFC fighter’s perspective, they are in a pretty unique situation. As Nate Diaz pointed out, MMA fighters are the entertainment not just for...

Sep 13, 2016 5:57 am

Demetrious Johnson: After Four Years as UFC Champion, “I Can’t Retire.”

We’ve seen some huge paydays in MMA recently. Back in March, Conor McGregor became the first fighter in UFC history to be paid $1 million dollars, flat-out. Months later, at UFC 200, Brock Lesnar more than doubled that record with a disclosed purse of $2.5 million. Then, in August, McGregor once again beat the record...