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UFC 201 payouts and salaries: Robbie Lawler banks $500k in loss to Tyron Woodley

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Robbie Lawler got starched at UFC 201 last Saturday night (July 30, 2016) in Atlanta, Georgia.

See it.

But “Ruthless” has 500,000 reasons to feel better about himself, thanks to the disclosed salaries and payouts from Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission. The man who put him out to pasture, Tyron Woodley, took home $340,000 for his title-winning performance.

That’s not all.

Here is the entire list of UFC 201 payouts and salaries (via MMA Fighting), which include “show” and “win” figures for all 22 mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters throwing hands in the “Peach State.”

Main Card (pay-per-view)
Tyron Woodley ($270,000 + $70,000 = $340,000) def. Robbie Lawler ($500,000)
Karolina Kowalkiewicz ($19,000 + $19,000 = $38,000) def. Rose Namajunas ($46,000)
Jake Ellenberger ($75,000 + $75,000 = $150,000) def. Matt Brown ($73,000)
Erik Perez ($24,000 + $24,000 = $48,000) def. Francisco Rivera ($23,000)
Ryan Benoit ($13,000 + $13,000 = $26,000) def. Fredy Serrano ($12,000)

Preliminary Card (FOX Sports 2)
Nikita Krylov ($24,000 + $24,000 = $48,000) def. Ed Herman ($51,000)
Jorge Masvidal ($57,000 + $57,000 = $114,000) def. Ross Pearson ($54,000)
Anthony Hamilton ($16,000 + $16,000 = $32,000) def. Damian Grabowski ($18,000)
Wilson Reis ($25,000 + $25,000 = $50,000) def. Hector Sandoval ($12,000)

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Michael Graves ($12,000) vs. Bojan Velickovic ($14,000) ruled a majority draw
Damien Brown ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Cesar Arzamendia ($10,000)

The total disclosed payroll for UFC 201 was $1.691 million.

Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, Reebok sponsorships (see those figures here), percentages and other unofficial payments. It also does not include deductions for expenses such as insurance, taxes, etc.

For example, the promotion often hands out extra cash for “Fight of the Night” and “Performance of the Night” bonuses. To check out these figures for “Lawler vs. Woodley” click here.

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