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UFC 81 – Paydays, Bonuses, and Injuries

BadManSports.com has obtained documents from the Nevada State Athletic Commission outlining the salaries that the fighters received at UFC 81. Also provided are the medical suspensions levied to six fighters.

Also included in the list below (not included in NSAC documents) are the bonuses that the UFC paid for fight of the night, KO of the night, and submission of the night.

    Tim Sylvia – $100,000 plus an additional $60,000 for ‘fight of the night.’

    Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira – $200,000 plus an additional $60,000 for ‘fight of the night.’ He is also is suspended until March 2 with no contact until February 24.

    Brock Lesnar – $250,000

    Frank Mir – $80,000 plus an additional $60,000 for ‘submission of the night.’ He is suspended until March 2 with no contact until February 24.

    Nate Marquardt – $52,000

    Jeremy Horn – $25,000

    Ricardo Almeida – $40,000

    Robert Yundt – $5,000

    Tyson Griffin – $36,000

    Gleison Tibau – $11,000

    Chris Lytle – $24,000 plus an additional $60,000 for “KO of the night’.

    Kyle Bradley – $4,000. He is suspended until March 19 with right facial lacerations with no contact until March 2.

    David Heath – $6,000. He must clear a nasal fracture with a doctor or no contest until August 1. Minimum suspension until April 3 with no contact until March 19.

    Tim Boetsch -$12,000

    Terry Martin – $12,000

    Marvin Eastman – $14,000. He is suspended until March 2 with a right upper eyelid laceration with no contact until February 24.

    Robert Emerson – $16,000

    Keita Nakamura – $5,000. He is suspended until March 19 with no contact until March 2.