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UFC 86 Fighter Salaries

UFC 86 has acquired the official fighter salaries as reported to the Nevada State Athletic Commission for UFC 86 “Jackson vs. Griffin”.

The pay-per-view event, which took place on Saturday, July 5th at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, drew an official attendance of 11,172 for a live gate of $3.2 million.

Main event winner Forrest Griffin took home $250,000, the event’s largest salary. His opponent, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, earned $225,000. The total disclosed fighter payroll for the event was $943,000.

The salaries listed below represent the official fighter salaries as reported by the promoter to the NSAC and do not include some bonuses, fees, or sponsorship payments.

Forrest Griffin def. Quinton Jackson
Forrest Griffin — $250,000 ($100,000 to show, $150,000 to win)
Quinton Jackson — $225,000

Patrick Cote def. Ricardo Almeida
Patrick Cote — $32,000 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 to win)
Ricardo Almeida — $23,000

Joe Stevenson def. Gleison Tibau
Joe Stevenson — $60,000 ($30,000 to show, $30,000 to win)
Gleison Tibau — $11,000

Josh Koscheck def. Chris Lytle
Josh Koscheck — $70,000 ($35,000 to show, $35,000 to win)
Chris Lytle — $14,000

Tyson Griffin def. Marcus Aurelio
Tyson Griffin — $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win)
Marcus Aurelio — $40,000

Gabriel Gonzaga def. Justin McCully
Gabriel Gonzaga — $100,000 ($50,000 to show, $50,000 to win)
Justin McCully — $5,000

Cole Miller def. Jorge Gurgel
Cole Miller — $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Jorge Gurgel — $10,000

Melvin Guillard def. Dennis Siver
Melvin Guillard — $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Dennis Siver — $7,000

Justin Buchholz def. Corey Hill
Justin Buchholz — $8,000 ($4,000 to show, $4,000 to win)
Corey Hill — $8,000

Forrest Griffin, Quinton Jackson, Melvin Guillard, and Cole Miller each took home an additional $60,000 bonus for their performances at the event. For more on the bonues click here.

For complete results from UFC 86 “Jackson vs. Griffin” click here.


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