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MMA fighter’s salaries paid by UFC are a matter of public record. The salaries below are published by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Additional bonuses are not subject to the same rules and as such are private and not included in this list. Props to MMA Weekly for initial publication

MAIN EVENT FIGHTERS

  • Lyoto Machida $140,000 (includes $70,000 win bonus) def. Rashad Evans $200,000 (win bonus would have been $175,000)

MAIN CARD FIGHTERS

  • Matt Hughes $200,000 (includes $100,000 win bonus) def. Matt Serra $75,000 (win bonus would have been $75,000)
  • Drew McFedries $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus) def. Xavier Foupa-Pokam $6,000 (win bonus would have been $6,000)
  • Chael Sonnen $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus) def. Dan Miller $15,000 (win bonus would have been $15,000)
  • Frank Edgar $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus) def. Sean Sherk $40,000 (win bonus would have been $40,000)

PRELIMINARY CARD FIGHTERS

  • Brock Larson $42,000 (includes $21,000 win bonus) def. Mike Pyle $15,000 (win bonus would have been $15,000)
  • Tim Hague $10,000 (includes $5,000 win bonus) def. Pat Barry $7,000 (win bonus would have been $7,000)
  • Kyle Bradley $8,000 (includes $4,000 win bonus) def. Phillipe Nover $10,000 (win bonus would have been $10,000)
  • Krzysztof Soszynski $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Andre Gusmao $5,000 (win bonus would have been $5,000)
  • Yoshiyuki Yoshida $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Brandon Wolff $3,000 (win bonus would have been $3,000)
  • George Roop $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Dave Kaplan $8,000 (win bonus would have been $8,000)

UFC 98 DISCLOSED FIGHTER PAYROLL: $956,000

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Lyoto Machida UFC LHW Champion

Lyoto Machida UFC LHW Champion

  • Knockout of the Night: Lyoto Machida, $60,000.
  • Fight of the Night: Matt Hughes and Matt Serra, $60,000 each.
  • Submission of the Night: Brock Larson, $60,000.

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