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UFC 115 Fighter Salaries and Medical Suspensions for “Liddell vs. Franklin”

Chuck Liddell and Rich FranklinThe Vancouver Athletic Commission has released the fighter salaries and medical suspensions for “UFC 115: Liddell vs. Franklin,” which drew 17,669 fans to GM Place in Vancouver on June 12 for a live gate of more than $4.2 million.

Chuck Liddell topped the $1.285 million payroll for the pay-per-view event, taking home $500,000 for his main event loss to Rich Franklin, who earned $140,000.

Other top earners included co-headliner Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic ($150,000), Ben Rothwell ($100,000), Carlos Condit ($52,000), and Martin Kampmann ($50,000).

In addition to their official salaries, Condit, Rory MacDonald, Franklin, and Cro Cop each earned $85,000 UFC 115 fight night bonuses for their performances at the event.

All 22 fighters from the card were issued medical suspensions, with 12 fighters sidelined up to 180 days, though they can be cleared earlier, while 8 received only mandatory 14 day suspensions for precautionary reasons.

UFC 115 FIGHTER SALARIES

  • Rich Franklin: $140,000 (includes $70,000 win bonus) def. Chuck Liddell: $500,000
  • Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic: $150,000 ($75,000 win bonus) def. Pat Barry: $11,000
  • Martin Kampmann: $50,000 ($25,000 win bonus) def. Paulo Thiago: $18,000
  • Ben Rothwell: $100,000 ($50,000 win bonus) def. Gilbert Yvel: $30,000
  • Carlos Condit: $52,000 ($26,000 win bonus) def. Rory MacDonald: $8,000
  • Evan Dunham: $26,000 ($13,000 win bonus) def. Tyson Griffin: $28,000
  • Matt Wiman: $28,000 ($14,000 win bonus) def. Mac Danzig: $24,000
  • Mario Miranda: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus) def. David Loiseau: $12,000
  • James Wilks: $30,000 ($15,000 win bonus) def. Peter Sobotta: $4,000
  • Claude Patrick: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus) def. Ricardo Funch: $5,000
  • Mike Pyle: $38,000 ($19,000 win bonus) def. Jesse Lennox: $7,000

UFC 115 MEDICAL SUSPENSIONS

  • Rich Franklin: Suspended 180 days for left forearm; minimum suspension of 60 days
  • Chuck Liddell: Suspended 180 days for head and face contusions and lacerations; minimum suspension of 60 days
  • Pat Barry: Suspended 180 days for right hand and left ankle; minimum suspension of 45 days
  • Mirko Filipovic: Suspended 180 days for head and face contusions; minimum suspension of 45 days
  • Gilbert Yvel: Suspended 180 days for head contusions, left thumb, and right hip; minimum suspension of 45 days
  • Ben Rothwell: Suspended 180 days for right knee; minimum suspension of 30 days
  • Rory MacDonald: Suspended 180 days for head and face contusions; minimum suspension of 45 days
  • Mac Danzig: Suspended 180 days for left elbow; minimum suspension of 30 days
  • Mario Miranda: Suspended 180 days for left forearm
  • David Loiseau: Suspended 180 days for head and face contusions; minimum suspension of 45 days
  • Ricardo Funch: Suspended 180 days for left foot; minimum suspension of 45 days
  • Jesse Lennox: Suspended 180 days for left thumb and right ankle; minimum suspension 45 days
  • Paulo Thiago: Suspended 45 days for head contusions
  • Evan Dunham: Suspended 30 days for head contusions
  • Suspended 14 days for precautionary reasons: Martin Kampmann, Carlos Condit, Tyson Griffin, Matt Wiman, Peter Sobotta, James Wilks, Claude Patrick, and Mike Pyle

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Pictured: Chuck Liddell and Rich Franklin

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