Lytle Leads UFC on Versus 5 Payroll

Lytle, Herman highest contracted earners

Chris Lytle likely walked away from his final fight a very happy man after pocketing $70,000 in contract money and an additional $130,000 in bonus money.

Lytle was the event’s largest earner. Opponent Dan Hardy made $25,000 for the loss in the main event.

Salary figures for the event were released to HeavyMMA.com by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Ed Herman was the second-highest paid fighter on the card, earning $52,000 for his submission win over Kyle Noke.

Complete salary figures below:

Edwin Figueroa: $6,000 ($6,000 win bonus) def. Jason Reinhardt: $6,000
Jacob Volkmann: $14,000 ($14,000 win bonus) def. Danny Castillo: $17,000
Cole Miler: $17,000 ($17,000 win bonus) def. T.J. O’Brien: $6,000
Jim Hettes: $6,000 ($6,000 win bonus) def. Alex Caceres: $8,000
Ronny Markes: $8,000 ($8,000 win bonus) def. Karlos Vemola: $10,000
Ed Herman: $26,000 ($26,000 win bonus) def. Kyle Noke: $8,000
Joseph Benavidez: $21,500 ($21,500 win bonus) def. Eddie Wineland: $10,000
Jared Hamman: $12,000 ($12,000 win bonus) def. CB Dollaway: $20,000
Duane Ludwig: $16,000 ($16,000 win bonus) def. Amir Sadollah: $20,000
Donald Cerrone: $22,000 ($22,000 win bonus) def. Charles Oliveira: $12,000
Ben Henderson: $17,000 ($17,000 win bonus) def. Jim Miller: $35,000
Chris Lytle: $35,000 ($35,000 win bonus) def. Dan Hardy: $25,000

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