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UFC 88 “Breakthrough” Fighter Salaries

UFC 88 PosterMMAFrenzy.com has acquired the official fighter salaries as reported to the Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission for UFC 88 “Breakthrough”.

The pay-per-view event, which took place on Saturday, September 6th at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, drew an official attendance of 14,736 for a live gate of $2.6 million.

Main event winner Rashad Evans took home $120,000 while his opponent, Chuck Liddell, earned $500,000.

The total disclosed fighter payroll for the event was $1,270,000.

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

Rashad Evans def. Chuck Liddell
Rashad Evans — $120,000 ($60,000 to show, $60,000 to win)
Chuck Liddell — $500,000

Rich Franklin def. Matt Hamill
Rich Franklin — $100,000 ($50,000 to show, $50,000 to win)
Matt Hamill — $10,000

Dan Henderson def. Rousimar Palhares
Dan Henderson — $250,000 ($100,000 to show, $150,000 to win)
Rousimar Palhares — $7,000

Nate Marquardt def. Martin Kampmann
Nate Marquardt — $56,000 ($28,000 to show, $28,000 to win)
Martin Kampmann — $15,000

Dong Hyun Kim def. Matt Brown
Dong Hyun Kim — $46,000 ($23,000 to show, $23,000 to win)
Matt Brown — $8,000

Kurt Pellegrino def. Thiago Tavares
Kurt Pellegrino — $24,000 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 to win)
Thiago Tavares — $13,000

Tim Boetsch def. Mike Patt
Tim Boetsch — $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Michael Patt — $5,000

Jason MacDonald def. Jason Lambert
Jason MacDonald — $44,000 ($22,000 to show, $22,000 to win)
Jason Lambert — $17,000

Ryo Chonan def. Roan Carneiro
Ryo Chonan — $30,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 to win)
Roan Carneiro — $9,000

In addition to the salaries listed above Rashad Evans, Jason MacDonald, Kurt Pellegrino, and Thiago Tavares each received an additional $60,000 from the UFC for their performances at UFC 88.

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