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UFC News: Fighter Salaries Disclosed for UFC 66
By Randy Rowles, MMATorch Contributor
Jan 3, 2007, 04:55
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The UFC Junkie has announced the official purse amounts for UFC 66,
courtesy of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, as reported to them
by the UFC.
The following salaries do not include any endorsement money
individual fighters may have made for this event, nor do they include
any additional fighter bonuses which are often handed down by the
UFC in private. In addition to their salaries listed here, the main event
fighters, Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz, will also get a bonus based on
Winning fighters are in bold, followed by the fighter they defeated.
Chuck Liddell made $250,000 ($250,000 base salary / no win bonus).
Tito Ortiz made $210,000.
Keith Jardine made $14,000 ($7,000 base salary / $7,000 win bonus).
Forrest Griffin made $16,000.
Jason MacDonald made $10,000 ($5,000 / $5,000).
Chris Leben made $7,000.
Andrei Arlovski made $145,000 ($90,000 / $55,000)
Marcio Cruz made $5,000.
Michael Bisping made $24,000 ($12,000 / $12,000).
Eric Schafer made $4,000.
Thiago Alves made $22,000 ($11,000 / $11,000).
Tony DeSouza made $7,000.
Gabriel Gonzaga made $18,000 ($9,000 / $9,000).
Carmelo Marrero made $5,000.
Yushin Okami made $16,000 ($8,000 / $8,000).
Rory Singer made $5,000.
Christian Wellisch made $6,000 ($3,000 / $3,000).
Anthony Perosh made $3,000.
TOTAL OF ALL SALARIES = $767,000