MMAFightline.com has obtained the UFC 81 fighter payouts via the Navada State Athletic Commission. As expected, Brock Lesnar set the pace with a $250,000 payday.
Below is the official UFC 81 fighter payouts according to the NSAC:
The total fighter payroll – $892,000.
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira ($200,000) def. Tim Sylvia ($100,000)
Frank Mir ($80,000) def. Brock Lesnar ($250,000)
Nate Marquardt ($52,000) def. Jeremy Horn ($25,000)
Ricardo Almeida ($40,000) def. Rob Yundt ($5,000)
Tyson Griffin ($36,000) def. Gleison Tibau ($11,000)
Chris Lytle ($24,000) def. Kyle Bradley ($4,O00)
Tim Boetsch ($12,000) def. David Heath ($6,000)
Marvin Eastman ($14,000) def. Terry Martin ($12,000)
Rob Emerson ($16,000) def. Keita Nakamura ($5,000)
*These numbers to not include “locker room” bonuses, sponsorship monies, or gate and/or PPV percentages.