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UFC 114 Fighter Salaries: Rashad Evans, Quinton Jackson Top $1.37 Million Payroll

Former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans topped the $1.371 million payroll for Saturday’s UFC 114 event, earning $435,000 for his main event victory over rival Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, according to official fighter salaries released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Jackson scored $250,000 for the loss, while Michael Bisping ($190,000), Antonio Rogerio Nogueira ($120,000), and Dong Hyun Kim ($64,000) also earned significant paydays.

The official UFC 114 fighter salaries (via MMA Fighting) were:

  • Rashad Evans ($435,000 – includes $185,000 win bonus) def. Quinton Jackson ($250,000)
  • Michael Bisping ($190,000 – $15,000 win bonus) def. Dan Miller ($15,000)
  • Mike Russow ($24,000 – $12,000 win bonus) def. Todd Duffee ($8,000)
  • Antonio Rogerio Nogueira ($120,000 – $40,000 win bonus) def. Jason Brilz ($11,000)
  • John Hathaway ($22,000 – $11,000 win bonus) def. Diego Sanchez ($50,000)
  • Dong Hyun Kim ($64,000 – $32,000 win bonus) def. Amir Sadollah ($15,000)
  • Efrain Escudero ($30,000 – $15,000 win bonus) def. Dan Lauzon ($15,000)
  • Melvin Guillard ($38,000 – $19,000 win bonus) def. Waylon Lowe ($6,000)
  • Cyrille Diabate ($12,000 – $6,000 win bonus) def. Luiz Cane ($19,000)
  • Aaron Riley ($20,000 – $10,000 win bonus) def. Joe Brammer ($5,000)
  • Ryan Jensen ($16,000 – $8,000 win bonus) def. Jesse Forbes ($6,000)

In addition to the salaries listed above, which are simply those disclosed by the UFC to the NSAC and not representative of a fighter’s total earnings, Nogueira, Brilz, Russow, and Jensen each earned $65,000 “fight night” bonuses for their performances at UFC 114.

MORE: UFC 114 Results: Rashad Evans Outpoints Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Michael Bisping Beats Dan Miller

Pictured: Quinton “Rampage” Jackson

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