UFC 181 Payroll: New Champion Lawler Top Earner With $220,000

In a night filled with a highlight reel head kick, bull dog chokes, and a new crowned champion, UFC 181 delivered. Here are the payouts for each fighter who competed on the action packed card according to MMA Junkie and mixedmartialarts.com:

Robbie Lawler: $220,000 (110k show / 110k win bonus)
def. Johny Hendricks: $150,000

Anthony Pettis: $200,000 (100k show /100k win bonus)
def. Gilbert Melendez: $200,000

Travis Browne: $100,000 (50k show / 50k win bonus)
def. Brendan Schaub: $32,000

Todd Duffee: $20,000 (10k show / 10k  win bonus)
def. Anthony Hamilton: $10,000

Tony Ferguson: $48,000 (24k show / 24k win bonus)
def. Abel Trujillo: $14,000

Urijah Faber: $140,000 (70k show / 70k win bonus)
def. Francisco Rivera: $20,000

Josh Samman: $16,000 (8k show /8k win bonus)
def. Eddie Gordon: $15,000

Corey Anderson: $30,000 (15k show / 15k win bonus)
def. Justin Jones: $8,000

Raquel Pennington: $20,000 (10k show / 10k win bonus)
def. Ashlee Evans-Smith: $8,000

Sergio Pettis: $30,000 (15k show / 15k win bonus)
def. Matt Hobar: $10,000

Clay Collard: $16,000 (8k show / 8k win bonus)
def. Alex White: $10,000

In addition to the payouts, the following fighters received an additional $50,000 performance bonuses: Sergio Pettis, Matt Hobar, Josh Samman, and Anthony Pettis. The mentioned figures in this article are required by State law to submit to the state athletic commisions, performance bonuses included. Sponsorship money and expenses are undisclosed. Fighters in the main event can earn a share of the PPV gross according to their contractual agreements.


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