UFC on FOX 19 fighter payouts for those athletes competing at the “Teixeira vs. Evans” mixed martial arts (MMA) event last weekend (Sat., April 16, 2016) from inside Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay, were released earlier today by Florida State Boxing Commission (FSBC).
Despite getting crushed by Glover Teixeira in the opening frame (replay), former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans was the top earner of the night, taking home $150,000 for his efforts in “The Sunshine State.” The Brazilian, meanwhile, was a close second with $120,000.
That’s not all.
Here is the complete list of UFC on FOX 19 payouts and salaries (via MMA Fighting):
Glover Teixeira $120,000 ($60k to show, $60k to win) def. Rashad Evans ($150,000)
Rose Namajunas $86,000 ($43k to show, $43k to win) def. Tecia Torres ($20,000)
Khabib Nurmagomedov $48,000 ($24k to show, $24k to win) def. Darrell Horcher ($12,000)
Cub Swanson $88,000 ($44k to show, $44k to win) def. Hacran Dias ($16,000)
Michael Chiesa $66,000 ($33k to show, $33k to win) def. Beneil Dariush ($28,000)
Raquel Pennington $40,000 ($20k to show, $20k to win) def. Bethe Correia ($25,000)
Santiago Ponzinibbio $32,000 ($16k to show, $16k to win) def. Court McGee ($27,000)
Michael Graves $24,000 ($12k to show, $12k to win) def. Randy Brown ($12,000)
John Dodson $70,000 ($35k to show, $35k to win) def. Manny Gamburyan ($33,000)
Cezar Ferreira $48,000 ($24k to show, $24k to win) def. Oluwale Bamgbose ($12,000)
Elizeu Zaleski $20,000 ($10k to show, $10k to win) def. Omari Akhmedov ($18,000)
The total disclosed payroll for UFC on FOX 19 was $995,000.
Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, sponsorships, percentages and other unofficial payments. It also does not include deductions for expenses such as insurance, taxes, etc. (see the list of Reebok payouts here).
In addition, the promotion often hands out extra cash for “Fight of the ….View full article
Source:: mma mania