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UFC 98 Salary Information

May 26, 2009 | Posted by Larry Csonka

- According to MMAJunkie.com, here is the salary information for UFC 98. The Nevada State Athletic Commission reports the official payroll as $957,000. There were $240,000 in bonuses ($60,000 per fighter) handed out to Matt Hughes, Matt Serra, Brock Larson and Lyoto Machida after the event concluded. The show pulled in a live gate of $3.4 million.

* Lyoto Machida: $140,000 (includes $70,000 win bonus)
def. Rashad Evans: $200,000

* Matt Hughes: $200,000 ($100,000 win bonus)
def. Matt Serra: $75,000

* Drew McFedries: $34,000 ($17,000 win bonus)
def. Xavier Foupa-Pokam: $6,000

* Chael Sonnen: $50,000 ($25,000 win bonus)
def. Dan Miller: $15,000

* Frankie Edgar: $40,000 ($20,000 win bonus)
def. Sean Sherk: $40,000

* Brock Larson: $42,000 ($21,000 win bonus)
def. Mike Pyle: $15,000

* Tim Hague: $10,000 ($5,000 win bonus)
def. Pat Barry: $7,000

* Kyle Bradley: $8,000 ($4,000 win bonus)
def. Phillipe Nover: $10,000

* Krzysztof Soszynski: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)
def. Andre Gusmao: $5,000

* Yoshiyuki Yoshida: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)
def. Brandon Wolff: $3,000

* George Roop: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)
def. David Kaplan: $8,000

– These figures do not include deductions for insurance, licenses and taxes or any other pay from sponsors, or other special locker room bonuses.

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