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“UFC 115: Liddell Vs. Franklin” Salaries Announced

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the official fighter payouts for UFC 115: Liddell vs. Franklin to

Not surprisingly, Chuck Liddell was the top earner of the evening taking home a cool $500,000 for his first-round TKO loss to Rich Franklin, who took home $140,000 for the win, as well as an additional $85,000 for “Knockout of the Night.”

In addition to Franklin, Mirko Cro Cop pocketed an extra $85,000 for “Submission of the Night” while Carlos Condit and Rory MacDonald took an extra $85,000 each for “Fight Of The Night.”

The full list of fighter purses follows. Please note that the salaries do not include the aforementioned bonuses.


Rich Franklin $140,000 ($70,000+$70,000) defeated Chuck Liddell $500,000

Mirko Filipovic $150,000 ($75,000+$75,000) defeated Pat Barry $11,000

Martin Kampman $50,000 ($25,000+$25,000) defeated Paulo Thiago $18,000

Ben Rothwell $100,000 ($50,000+$50,000) defeated Gilbert Yvel $30,000

Carlos Condit $52,000 ($26,000+$26,000) defeated Rory MacDonald $8,000


Evan Dunham $26,000 ($13,000+$13,000) defeated Tyson Griffin $28,000

Matt Wiman $28,000 ($14,000+$14,000) defeated Mac Danzig $24,000

Mario Miranda $12,000 ($6,000+$6,000) defeated David Loiseau $12,000

James Wilks $30,000 ($15,000+$15,000) defeated Peter Sobotta $4,000

Claude Patrick $12,000 ($6,000+$6,000) defeated Ricardo Funch $5,000

Mike Pyle $38,000 ($19,000+$19,000 to win) defeated Jesse Lennox $7,000