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UFC 96: Jardine vs. Jackson Salaries

With his unanimous decision victory over Keith Jardine, the former UFC light heavyweight champion, Quinton Jackson was able to lead all fighters on Saturday night’s card with a salary of $325,000 which also happens to include a $100,000 win bonus.

Jardine got $55,000 for his efforts and had an opportunity to net another $55,000 if he could’ve beaten Jackson. Both main event fighters also won the “Fight of the Night” award which added another $60,000 to each fighter’s take home salaries.

Here are the salaries for the other fighters who competed at UFC 96 this past Saturday:

Shane Carwin $32,000 (includes win bonus of $16,000) def. Gabriel Gonzaga $60,000

Matt Brown $16,000 (includes win bonus of $8,000) def. Pete Sell $12,000

Matt Hamill $40,000+$60,000 for “Knockout of the Night” (includes win bonus of $20,000) def. Mark Munoz $12,000

Gray Maynard $20,000 (includes win bonus of $10,000) def. Jim Miller $9,000

Tamdan McCrory $20,000 (includes win bonus of $10,000) def. Ryan Madigan $3,000

Kendall Grove $44,000 (includes win bonus of $22,000) def. Jason Day $5,000

Jason Brilz $10,000 (includes win bonus of $5,000) def. Tim Boetsch $12,000

Brandon Vera $60,000 (includes win bonus of $30,000) def. Mike Patt $5,000

Shane Nelson $16,000 (includes win bonus of $8,000) def. Aaron Riley $6,000