UFC 157 Fighter Salaries Topped By Dan Henderson, Lyoto Machida

Dan Henderson, despite a loss, earned the largest paycheck at UFC 157. Henderson, who was defeated by Lyoto Machida, netted $250,000 for his effort.

Machida scored $200,000 for the victory, while Robbie Lawler and Urijah Faber each picked up over $100,000.

Ronda Rousey, who claimed a victory over Liz Carmouche in the min event, picked up $90,000 for successfully defending her UFC bantamweight title.

The numbers below, which do not include bonus money or sponsorship money, were confirmed by MMAjunkie.com through the Nevada Athletic Commision.

Ronda Rousey: $90,000 (includes $45,000 win bonus)

Liz Carmouche: $12,000

Lyoto Machida: $200,000 (no win bonus)

Dan Henderson: $250,000

Urijah Faber: $100,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus)

Ivan Menjivar: $17,000

Court McGee: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)

Josh Neer: $16,000

Robbie Lawler: $105,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Josh Koscheck: $78,000

Brendan Schaub: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)

Lavar Johnson: $29,000

Mike Chiesa: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)

Anton Kuivanen: $8,000

Dennis Bermudez: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Matt Grice: $8,000

Sam Stout: $52,000 (includes $26,000 win bonus)

Caros Fodor: $15,000

Kenny Robertson: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Brock Jardine: $8,000

Neil Magny: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Jon Manley: $8,000

Nah-Shon Burrell: $12,500 (includes $7,000 win bonus)

Yuri Villefort: $6,550*

* Burrell missed weight and a percentage of his fight purse went to Villefort

  • falrio

    being in the main event and fighting for a title, liz carmouche should atleast have a bigget base pay than guys on the prelims. but she most likely got a hefty undisclosed cheque for her performane plus ppv revenue

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