Robbie Lawler tops UFC 195 payroll with half-million-dollar payout
UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler topped the payouts from UFC 195 with a controversial split decision win over Carlos Condit to retain the championship title. Condit was next on the list where both men put on a performance to set the bar for 2016.
UFC 195 officials payouts from the Nevada State Athletic Commission (via MMA Junkie):
Robbie Lawler: $500,000 (no win bonus) def. Carlos Condit: $315,000
Stipe Miocic: $120,000 (includes $60,000 win bonus) def. Andrei Arlovski: $250,000
Albert Tumenov: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus) def. Lorenz Larkin: $36,000
Brian Ortega: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Diego Brandao: $36,000
Abel Trujillo: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus) def. Tony Sims: $12,000
Michael McDonald: $40,000 (includes $20,00 win bonus) def. Masanori Kanehara: $14,000
Alex Morono: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Kyle Noke: $26,000
Justine Kish: $20,000 (includes $ win bonus) def. Nina Ansaroff: $10,000
Drew Dober: $26,000 (includes $13,000 win bonus) def. Scott Holtzman: $12,000
Dustin Poirier: $84,000 (includes $42,000 win bonus) def. Joseph Duffy: $20,000
Michinori Tanaka: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Joe Soto: $20,000
Sheldon Westcott: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Edgar Garcia: $10,000
Total disclosed payroll for the UFC 195 was $1,723,000.
These figures do not include deductions for items such as licenses, insurance, and taxes. In addition, the figures do not include sponsor pay, such as the official UFC-Reebok sponsorship program. They also do not include any other “locker room” or special discretionary bonuses the UFC oftentimes pays to their fighters.
Stipe Miocic and Michael McDonald took an additional $50,000 “Performance of the Night” bonus home while Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit each took home a $50,000 “Fight of the Night” bonus.