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UFC on Versus 5 Fighter Salaries and Medical Suspensions: Chris Lytle Tops Payroll, Jim Miller Among Six Out Indefinitely

Chris LytleThe fighter salaries and medical suspensions from Sunday’s UFC on Versus 5 event in Milwaukee have been released, with Chris Lytle earning $70,000 for his main event win over Dan Hardy to top the event’s $528,000 payroll, while Jim Miller, who was upset by Ben Henderson in the co-main event, was among six fighters suspended indefinitely.

The UFC on Versus 5 salaries included:

  • Chris Lytle: $70,000 (includes $35,000 win bonus) def. Dan Hardy: $25,000
  • Ben Henderson: $34,000 ($17,000 win bonus) def. Jim Miller: $35,000
  • Donald Cerrone: $44,000 ($22,000 win bonus) def. Charles Oliveira: $12,000
  • Duane Ludwig: $32,000 ($16,000 win bonus) def. Amir Sadollah: $20,000
  • Jared Hamman: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus) def. CB Dollaway: $20,000
  • Joseph Benavidez: $43,000 ($21,500 win bonus) def. Eddie Wineland: $10,000
  • Ed Herman: $52,000 ($26,000 win bonus) def. Kyle Noke: $8,000
  • Ronny Markes: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus) def. Karlos Vemola: $10,000
  • Jim Hettes: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus) def. Alex Caceres: $8,000
  • Cole Miller: $34,000 ($17,000 win bonus) def. TJ O’Brien: $6,000
  • Jacob Volkmann: $28,000 ($14,000 win bonus) def. Danny Castillo: $17,000
  • Edwin Figueroa: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus) def. Jason Reinhardt: $6,000
In addition to the salaries above, Lytle took home an extra $130,000, while Hardy and Cerrone each scored $65,000 in UFC on Versus 5 bonuses.
The UFC on Versus 5 medical suspensions included indefinite suspensions for Jim Miller, Duane Ludwig, Amir Sadollah, CB Dollaway, Kyle Noke, and TJ O’Brien, while 30 day suspensions were handed out to Dan Hardy, Ben Henderson, Charles Oliveira, Jim Hettes, Alex Caceres, Cole Miller, and Jason Reinhardy.
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