Showing posts with label Payday. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Payday. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

PAYDAY: Bellator 115 Salaries - 'Minakov vs Kongo' Payouts for 4/4/14 on Spike TV


Top earner Cheick Kongo (pic via Twitter)
The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has released the following salary figures for Bellator 115: Minakov vs Kongo, held Friday, April 4, 2014, at the Reno Events Center in Reno, NV.

These salary amounts do not include any individual fighter endorsement earnings for this event. Fighters pay out of pocket for training, licensing fees, taxes and related expenses. Fighters spend months training in preparation for these fights, so the money they have earned also serves as compensation for the work they have already completed in the gym

Despite losing to Bellator Heavyweight Champion Vitaly Minakov in the main event title fight, the more high-profile former UFC fighter Cheick Kongo was the top earner of the night with his $50,000 payout.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

PAYDAY: UFC 170 Salaries - 'Rousey vs McMann' Payroll with Fighter Purses and Bonus Payouts for 2/22/14


The official UFC 170 salaries have been released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) via the MMAjunkie. UFC 170: Rousey vs McMann was held Saturday, February 22, 2014, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV.

These salary amounts do not include any individual fighter endorsement earnings for this event, nor do they include any undisclosed bonuses which are commonly paid in private by Zuffa.

UFC Womens Bantamweight Champion "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey and co-main event winner Daniel Cormier were the top earners of the night with their $160K payouts.

Friday, January 17, 2014

PAYDAY: UFC Fight Night 35 Salaries - Fighter Purses and Bonus Payouts for 'Rockhold vs Philippou' on FS1 - 1/15/14



The UFC Fight Night 35 payouts have been released by the Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission (GAEC). The following salaries have been reported to the GAEC by Zuffa for UFC Fight Night 35: Rockhold vs Philippou on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Georgia, near Atlanta. The main card and prelim special aired live on Fox Sports 1.

These salary amounts do not include any individual fighter endorsement earnings for this event, nor do they include any undisclosed bonuses which are commonly paid to fighters by Zuffa in private. Fighters pay out of pocket for training, licensing fees and related expenses. Fighters spend months training in preparation for these fights, so they are being paid for their work already completed in the gym, as well as their performance on fight night.

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold was the top earner of the night with his $130,000 payout.

Monday, December 30, 2013

PAYDAY: UFC 168 Salaries, Payouts for 'Weidman vs Silva 2' on New Year's Eve Weekend in Las Vegas - 12/28/13



The UFC 168 payouts have been released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) detailing the fighter purses for UFC 168: Weidman vs Silva II, held New Year's Eve weekend, Saturday, December 28, 2013, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV.

These salary figures do not include any individual fighter endorsement earnings for this event, nor do they include any undisclosed bonuses (which are commonly paid to fighters by Zuffa in private). Fighters pay out of pocket for training, licensing fees and related expenses. Fighters often spend months training for these fights, so they are being paid for all of the hard work they have already completed in the gym, as well as their performance on fight night.

The legendary Anderson Silva, who experienced the worst outcome of UFC 168 with a grotesquely broken leg, was the top earner of the night with his $600,000 payout.

Sunday, December 15, 2013

PAYDAY: UFC on Fox 9 Salaries - Complete Payouts for 'Johnson vs Benavidez 2' on 12/14/13


'Mighty Mouse' Demetrious Johnson
The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) has released the following salary figures for UFC on FOX 9: Johnson vs Benavidez 2, held Saturday, December 14, 2013, at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, CA.

These salary amounts do not include any individual fighter endorsement earnings for this event, nor do they include any undisclosed bonuses which are commonly paid to fighters by Zuffa in private. Fighters pay out of pocket for training, licensing fees and related expenses. Fighters spend months training in preparation for these fights, so they are being paid for their work already completed in the gym, as well as their performance on fight night.

UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson was the top earner of the night with his $300K payout.