UFC on FOX 8 pay announced and notes


The Washington Department of Licensing has released the official pay given to the fighters of UFC on FOX 8 today. Surprisingly, and a little sadly, UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson was the 5th highest paid fighter on the card, with Strikeforce import Robbie Lawler earning the top dollars for the event. The pay for all fighters, excluding any discretionary or post-fight bonuses, is listed below, highest earner to lowest earner.

UFC on FOX 8 pay announced and notes

  • Robbie Lawler: $156,000 (includes $78,000 win bonus)
  • Melvin Guillard: $84,000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)
  • Ed Herman: $74,000 (includes $37,000 win bonus)
  • Jorge Masvidal: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)
  • Danny Castillo: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus)
  • Demetrious Johnson: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus)
  • Jake Ellenberger: $52,000
  • Rory MacDonald: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
  • Mac Danzig: $30,000
  • Liz Carmouche: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
  • Yves Edwards: $21,000
  • Daron Cruickshank: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
  • Yaotzin Meza: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
  • Germaine de Randamie: $18,000 (includes $9000 win bonus)
  • John Moraga: $17,000
  • Justin Salas: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
  • Michael Chiesa: $15,000
  • Aaron Riley: $14,000
  • Bobby Voelker: $12,000
  • Tim Means: $12,000
  • John Albert: $10,000
  • Julie Kedzie: $9,000
  • Jessica Andrade: $8,000
  • Trevor Smith: $8,000

UFC on FOX 8 went down Saturday, July 27th, 2013 from the Key Arena in Seattle, WA. The main event saw UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson defeat John Moraga by armbar submission in the 5th round.

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