September 09, 2008

The following figures are based on the fighter salary information that promoters are required by law to submit to the state athletic commissions, including the winners' bonuses.

UFC 88 MAIN EVENT FIGHTERSRashad Evans ($120,000/win bonus was $60,000) def. Chuck Liddell ($500,000) *Evans also earned an extra $60,000 for "UFC 88 Knockout of the Night"

UFC 88 MAIN CARD FIGHTERSRich Franklin ($100,000/win bonus was $50,000) def. Matt Hamill ($10,000)

Dan Henderson ($250,000/win bonus was $150,000) def. Rousimar Palhares ($7,000)

Nate Marquardt ($56,000/win bonus was $28,000) def. Martin Kampmann ($15,000)

Dong Hyun Kim ($46,000/win bonus was $23,000) def. Matt Brown ($8,000)

UFC 88 PRELIMINARY CARD FIGHTERSKurt Pellegrino ($24,000/win bonus was $12,000) def. Thiago Tavares ($13,000) *Each also earned an extra $60,000 for "UFC 88 Fight of the Night"

Tim Boetsch ($16,000/win bonus was $8,000) def. Michael Patt ($5,000)

Jason MacDonald ($44,000/win bonus was $22,000) def. Jason Lambert ($17,000) *MacDonald also earned an extra $60,000 for "UFC 88 Submission of the Night"

Ryo Chonan ($30,000/win bonus was $15,000) def. Roan Carneiro ($9,000)

UFC 88 DISCLOSED FIGHTER PAYROLL: $1,270,000

UFC 88 AWARD BONUSES: (as disclosed by UFC president Dana White) Each fighter received a $60,000 bonus for the following awards.

Fight of the Night: Kurt Pellegrino and Thiago Tavares

Knockout of the Night: Rashad Evans

Submission of the Night: Jason MacDonald

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