Phil Davis won the fight at Bellator 154 on Saturday night, but it was a draw on the payroll.
Davis defeated King Mo Lawal by unanimous decision following a three-round back-and-forth battle, but it didn’t really show in the Bellator 154 fighter salaries.
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Davis and Lawal topped the payroll disclosed to the California State Athletic Commission. Each man was paid a flat fee of $30,000 with no option for a win bonus for either fighter.
The California State Athletic Commission released the disclosed fighter payroll to MMAWeekly.com on Tuesday.
The disclosed payroll filed with athletic commissions does not include sponsorship money, discretionary bonuses, nor other incentives or compensation.
Bellator 154: Davis vs. King Mo took place on Saturday, May 14 at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.
Bellator 154: Davis vs. King Mo Fighter Salaries
Phil Davis: $30,000 (no win bonus) def. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal: $30,000
Saad Awad: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos: $17,000
Josh San Diego: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus) def. Jeremiah Labiano: $2,500
Adam Piccolotti: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Ray Wood: $6,000
Andre Fialho: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus) def. Rick Reger: $4,000
Sam Spengler: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus) def. Doyle Childs: $1,000
JD Hardwick: $5,000 (includes $2,500 win bonus) def. Jorge Acosta: $2,500
Jamielene Nievara: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus) def. Stephanie Frausto: $1,500
Mark Dickman: $18,000 (includes $9,000 win bonus) def. Thomas Diagne: $3,000
Danasabe Mohammed: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus) def. Martin Sano: $2,000
Josh Paiva: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus) def. Steve Gruber: $1,000
James Chapman: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus) def. Sean Tucker: $1,000
Anthony Taylor: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus) def. Victor Jones: ….View full article