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UFC Portland payouts: Nate Marquardt leads payday way with $112k

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UFC Fight Night 96 fighter payouts for those athletes competing at the “Lineker vs. Dodson” mixed martial arts (MMA) event last weekend (Sat., Oct. 1, 2016) from inside Moda Center in Portland, were released on Tuesday by Oregon State Athletic Commission.

Leading the payday way was longtime combat sports veteran Nate Marquardt, who banked $112,000 for knocking out returning “Barn Cat” Tamdan McCrory (watch it). In second place was UFC “Portland” headliner John Lineker, hauling in a reduced payout of $72,000 after failing to make weight.

That’s not all.

Here is the complete list of UFC Fight Night 96 payouts and salaries (via MMA Junkie):

John Lineker: $72,000 (Lineker forfeited 20 percent of his original $40,000 purse to Dodson for missing weight) def. John Dodson: $38,000 (includes 8,000 from Lineker’s purse)

Alex Oliveira: $43,200 (includes $24,000 win bonus. Oliveira forfeited 20 percent of his original $24,000 purse to Brooks for missing weight) def. Will Brooks: $57,800 (includes $4,800 from Oliveira’s purse)

Zak Ottow: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Josh Burkman: $54,000

Brandon Moreno: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Louis Smolka: $32,000

Luis Henrique da Silva: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Joachim Christensen: $10,000

Andre Fili: $39,200 (includes $18,000 win bonus and $3,200 from Dias’ purse) def. Hacran Dias: $12,800 (Dias forfeited 20 percent of his original $16,000 purse to Fili for missing weight)

Shamil Abdurakhimov: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus) def. Walt Harris: $12,000

Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Keita Nakamura: $19,000

Nate Marquardt: $112,000 (includes $56,000 win bonus) def. Tamdan McCrory: $15,000

Ion Cutelaba: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Jonathan Wilson: $12,000

Curtis Blaydes: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Cody East: $10,000

Ketlen Vieira: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Kelly Faszholz: $10,000

Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, Reebok sponsorships (see those figures here), percentages ….View full article

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