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Machida and Shogun top UFC 104 Fighter Salaries

Mauricio-Shogun-RuaThe two fighters in the main event during UFC 104 were appropriately the highest paid competitors of the event, with Lyoto Machida bringing $200,000 back to Brazil with him, and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua raking in a cool $155K for his “losing” effort.

Anthony Johnson was docked a mere 20% of his purse to show up, but allowed the full $15,000 win bonus.

A full list of disclosed the fighter payouts for UFC 104 are listed below:

Lyoto Machida $200,000 def. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua $155,000

Cain Velasquez $70,000 (includes $35,000 win bonus) def. Ben Rothwell $50,000

Gleison Tibau $38,000 (includes $19,000 win bonus) def. Josh Neer $14,000

Joe Stevenson $94,000 (includes $47,000 win bonus) def. Spencer Fisher $26,000

Anthony Johnson $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus) def. Yoshiyuki Yoshida $12,000
(Johnson was docked 20-percent of his $15,000 show money for missing weight)

Ryan Bader $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus) def. Eric Schafer $13,000

Pat Barry $14,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus) def. Antoni Hardonk $16,000

Chael Sonnen $54,000 (includes $27,000 win bonus) def. Yushin Okami $18,000

Jorge Rivera $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus) def. Rob Kimmons $9,000

Kyle Kingsbury $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Razak Al-Hassan $3,000

Stefan Struve $14,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus) def. Chase Gormley $10,000

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