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Bellator 131 Salaries: Tito Ortiz, Stephan Bonnar Pocket Largest Paychecks

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Former UFC fighters Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar earned six-figure salaries for their main event fight Saturday night at Bellator 131.

Ortiz, who scored a split decision victory, picked up a disclosed paycheck of $300,000, while Bonnar earned $100,000. The numbers were released by the California Athletic Commission Sunday via Sherdog.

Will Brooks, who became the lightweight champion, earned $62,000 for his TKO victory over Michael Chandler in the co-main event.

Complete fighter salaries can be found below. Of note, these numbers do not include any type of locker room, sponsorship or bonus money handed out:

Tito Ortiz: $300,000

Stephan Bonnar: $100,000

Will Brooks: $62,000 (includes $31,000 win bonus)

Michael Chandler: $25,000

Joe Schilling: $25,000

Melvin Manhoef: $10,000

Mike Richman: $30,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Nam Phan: $5,600

Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal: $10,000

Joe Vedepo: $10,000

Joao Faria: $5,000 (includes $2,500 win bonus)

Ian Butler: $1,500

A.J. Matthews: $10,000 (includes $5,000 win bonus)

Kyle Bolt: $2,000

Jonathan Santa Maria: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)

Ron Henderson: $2,000

Andy Murad: $8,000 (includes $4,000 win bonus)

Bubba Pugh: $2,000

Nicolas Garcia: $8,000 (includes $4,000 win bonus)

Matthew Ramirez: $2,000

Jordan Bailey: $5,000 (includes $2,500 win bonus)

Alex Higley: $1,500

Rolando Perez: $2,000

Mark Vorgeas: $2,000