Rua earns $240K at “UFC on FOX 4”
Rua earned $240,000, including a $70,000 win bonus, while Machida took home a straight $200,000.
MMAjunkie.com reported the numbers today.
“UFC on FOX 4” took place last Saturday in Los Angeles, California. The Staples Center played host.
The evening was headlined by a 205 lb. contest between the aforementioned Rua and Brandon Vera. The Brazilian won the fight via fourth round technical knockout.
Meanwhile, Machida earned a knockout of his own, flooring Ryan Bader with a counter that ultimately led to the fight being stopped. With the win, Machida also earned a title shot.
Bader walked away from the event with a $47,000 payday, while Vera’s check was a bit larger, coming in at $70,000.
Check out the full list of fighter salaries for “UFC on FOX 4” below:
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua: $240,000 ($70,000 win bonus)
Brandon Vera: $70,000
Lyoto Machida: $200,000
Ryan Bader: $47,000
Joe Lauzon: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
Jamie Varner: $12,000
Mike Swick: $86,000 (includes $43,000 win bonus)
DaMarques Johnson: $18,000
Nam Phan: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Cole Miller: $21,000
Phil Davis: $30,000
Wagner Prado: $16,000
Rani Yahya: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
Josh Grispi: $15,000
Phil De Fries: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
Oli Thompson: $11,000
Manny Gamburyan: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
Michihiro Omigawa: $11,000
John Moraga: $18,000
Ulysses Gomez: $8,000