UFC 156 fighter salaries for ‘Aldo vs. Edgar’; find out which fighters took home the most cash

February 4, 2013

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UFC 156 fighter salaries for ‘Aldo vs. Edgar’; find out which fighters took home the most cash



The official payout’s and salaries for each fighter who competed at UFC 156 this past Saturday night (Feb. 2, 2013) have been released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC).

The event, which took place inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, featured a main-event title tilt between current featherweight champ Jose Aldo and challenger Frankie Edgar.

Here are the complete UFC 156 payouts and salaries:

Jose Aldo: $240,000 ($120,000 to show, $120,000 to win)
Frankie Edgar: $120,000
Aldo def. Edgar via unanimous decision

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: $174,000 ($107,000 to show, $67,000 to win)
Rashad Evans: $300,000
Nogueira def. Evans via unanimous decision

Antonio Silva: $70,000 (no win bonus)
Alistair Overeem: $285,714.29
Silva def. Overeem via knockout

Demian Maia: $120,000 ($60,000 to show, $60,000 to win)
Jon Fitch: $66,000
Maia def. Fitch via unanimous decision

Joseph Benavidez: $60,000 ($30,000 to show, $30,000 to win)
Ian McCall: $9,000
Benavidez def. McCall via unanimous decision

Evan Dunham: $46,000 ($23,000 to show, $23,000 to win)
Gleison Tibau: $33,000
Dunham def. Tibau via split decision

Tyron Woodley: $87,000 ($43,500 to show, $43,500 to win)
Jay Hieron: $12,000
Woodley def. Heiron via knockout

Bobby Green: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Jacob Volkmann: $22,000
Green def. Volkmann via submission (rear naked choke)

Isaac Vallie-Flagg: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Yves Edwards: $21,000
Vallie-Flagg def. Edwards via split decision

Dustin Kimura: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Chico Camus: $8,000
Kimura def. Camus via submission (rear naked choke)

Francisco Rivera: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Edwin Figueroa: $10,000
Rivera def. Figueroa via technical knockout

The total payroll for UFC 156: “Aldo vs. Edgar” was $1,755,714.29.  Please remember, this does not include any fight bonuses.

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