UFC 145 fighter payroll – Jones tops the list making $400k

by • April 25, 2012 • News, UFCComments (0)

UFC 145 went down this past Saturday (April 21) and there were some big paydays. On Wednesday the Georgia State Athletic and Entertainment Commission released the fighter salaries for event.

The main event of Saturday’s UFC 145 card was a five round decisive win for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones over Rashad Evans.

The salaries listed below are their pay, including win bonuses. The below figures do not include any undisclosed bonuses ie. pay-per-view bonuses, fight honors, sponsor pay, etc.

UFC 145 fighter salaries (disclosed payroll $1,241,000)


Jon Jones: $400,000 (no win bonus)
def. Rashad Evans: $300,000

Rory MacDonald: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
def. Che Mills: $8,000

Ben Rothwell: $104,000 (includes $52,000 win bonus)
def. Brendan Schaub: $14,000

Michael McDonald: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Miguel Torres: $32,000

Eddie Yagin: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. Mark Hominick: $17,000

Mark Bocek: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus)
def. John Alessio: $10,000

Travis Browne: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Chad Griggs: $27,000

Matt Brown: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
def. Stephen Thompson: $8,000

Anthony Njokuani: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. John Makdessi: $12,000

Mac Danzig: $54,000 (includes $27,000 win bonus)
def. Efrain Escudero: $10,000

Chris Clements: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. Keith Wisniewski: $10,000

Marcus Brimage: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Maximo Blanco: $13,000

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